One part fruity and one part sweet! These cookies are the perfect combination of jam, light and airy sugar and perfect cookie crunch. What’s so fun about these cookies is that is uses and almond based flour which gives it a rich and hearty flavor that’s irresistible. I haven’t made many fruit cookie recipes so this was fun and exciting!
Read on if you want to learn about this recipe and get lots of great baking tips – but if you are just looking for the printable recipe, scroll to the bottom.
You can find lots of different versions of the Apricot Linzer Cookies Recipe from different creators. This version has one extra step, because we are going make the almond flour from scratch. But it’s actually very easy to do and makes for such a fresh and flavorful cookie!
Another thing to know before you start, is that the mixed dough will need to be chilled for at least 2-4 hours. So prepare your dough with plenty of time to prepare, chill, and then bake it.
You can keep the dough chilled for up to 2 days. But it’s best the same day.
As far as the shapes, a traditional Linzer Cookie is heart shaped with a smaller heart cut out. But you can use any shape! We used daisies which was fun. I’ve also seen stars or simple circles.
A traditional Linzer Cookie is also made with Seedless Raspberry Preserves – so the Apricot version is a simple twist! If you wanted to choose a different jam you could consider: seedless strawberry, fig, or even a Jalapeno Pineapple for something totally unique!
And you need something delicious to pair with these Apricot Linzer Cookies how about this Traditional Yogi Tea Recipe which is perfect for winter, these Strawberry Mint Mojitos which would be fabulous in the summer, or if you want to go super sweet you could consider these Hot Chocolate Recipes.
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