TWD: Linzer Sablés

by Holly on December 16, 2008


Did you come here looking for the Buttery Jam Cookies (chosen by Heather of Randomosity and the Girl). I am just all turned around this month and am just now getting around to the Linzer Sablés (chosen by noskos of Living the Life) that most everyone else posted a couple of weeks ago. If you want to read about my jam cookies pictured above, then go here (in short, we loved them and went with Dorie’s original recipe).


The Linzer’s were fun to make and easier than I thought they might be. They are, of course, more time consuming than the buttery jam cookies, but they are both delicious. I plan to make another batch of Linzer’s later this week to take to a holiday party.


I ended up taking most of the Linzer’s to my Sister-in-Law and she loved them. They became more tender once they had sat overnight with the jam in them which was when I liked them better. The only change I made in the recipe was to sub half of the white sugar with brown sugar which gave the cookies a little darker appearance. I used walnuts in the dough and filled the cookies with some good seedless red raspberry jam and did the powdered sugar on top on some.


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chocolatechic December 16, 2008 at 3:03 pm

Your linzers look wonderful.

I did the buttery jam cookies….they are GREAT!

Engineer Baker December 16, 2008 at 3:15 pm

I love how pretty these linzers are. Yours look wonderfully tasty.

LaDue & Crew December 16, 2008 at 3:25 pm

Yours are the best I’ve ever seen! I love the darker look!

Kayte December 16, 2008 at 4:08 pm

Wow…they all look just wonderful…very pretty and you have such a great way of showing them off each week…very fun to visit over here. Great cookies!

leanne December 16, 2008 at 4:08 pm

Beautiful linzers! They look great.

What's for Supper? December 16, 2008 at 6:33 pm

Yours looks so nice. These were actually my favorite so far since cooking with TWD!

Cristine December 16, 2008 at 6:49 pm

I liked the sables better the next day, too! Yours look great!

Jess December 16, 2008 at 6:55 pm

Gorgeous linzers!

Melissa December 16, 2008 at 7:45 pm

You linzers look really fabulous! I am yet to even try making them, but with your glowing review, maybe I’ll just have to do it!

steph- whisk/spoon December 16, 2008 at 9:40 pm

yum yum! they look good!

Isa December 17, 2008 at 1:41 am

Your linzers look great! I’m glad that you (and your sister – in- law) liked them 🙂

Di December 17, 2008 at 3:56 am

I really like your brown sugar substitution. And your cookies look fantastic! =)

Manggy December 17, 2008 at 4:49 am

I like the idea that they become more tender as they sit with jam… That’s always better in my book! 🙂

The Food Librarian December 17, 2008 at 5:12 am

Cute! The different cookies look so yummy. Butter and jam…perfect together.

rainbowbrown December 17, 2008 at 4:38 pm

I loved these cookies. I like them a little darker too, they look very pretty.

Jaime December 18, 2008 at 2:29 am

beautiful linzer cookies!

kim December 18, 2008 at 4:17 pm

they look wonderful! 🙂 i didn’t get to taste mine the next day, but it’s good to know that they get a little softer, because the jam squirted out of mine a little too much the day of 😉

Jules Someone December 19, 2008 at 4:43 am

I did Linzer’s this week as well. Lovely!

Gretchen Noelle December 20, 2008 at 2:45 pm

Very nice Linzers. Merry Christmas!

Gigi December 20, 2008 at 9:21 pm

Lovely Linzers! Happy Holidays.

Shari@Whisk: a food blog December 22, 2008 at 3:52 am

Your linzer sables are so pretty! I like the idea of walnuts and raspberries!

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