Linzer Torte Cookies

christmas butter sugar raspberry cookie

– 1.5 cups Unsalted Butter, softened

– 3/4 cup granulate sugar

– 2 cups All Purpose Flour

– 1.5 cups Almond Meal

– 1/4 tsp ground Cinnamon

– Raspberry Preserves

– Powdered Sugar, for dusting

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

Beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. There should not be any lumps. Stir together flour, almond meal, and cinnamon. Mix into butter and sugar until just combined. Form dough into 2 balls. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut out using 3 inch round cutters. On half of the cookies, cut out the center using a smaller cookie cutter. Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet until golden brown. Cool completely.

Dust the cookies with the center cut out with powdered sugar. Spread bottom cookies with raspberry preserves. Sandwich together.