Linzer Heart Cookies

To make these gorgeous linzer heart cookies, you need at least two heart-shaped cookie cutters, preferable three and two inches.

Feel free to substitute your favorite nuts (almonds, pecans, or walnuts) for hazelnuts. Likewise, jams of any flavor will do fine.


All purpose flour 2 cups
Baking powder 1 tsp
Ground cinnamon ½ tsp
Salt ¼ tsp
Blanched hazelnuts 1 cup
Unsalted butter, softened 1 cup or 2 sticks
Granulated sugar 2/3 cup
Egg yolks 2 large
Vanilla extract ½ tsp
Raspberry jam, for filling ½ cup
Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting ¼ cup


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