Gluten Free Linzer Cookies


Gluten-free With Casein-free Options
Gluten Free and Casein Free Linzer Cookies Recipe From The Pure Pantry


1 package The Pure Pantry Organic Sugar Cookie Mix
1/2 cup butter or butter substitute, such as Earth Balance Buttery Spread
1 large egg  (or egg replacer)
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
1/2 cup sifted confectioner’s sugar, optional


Kitchen tools needed: cookie sheet, rolling pin, cookie cutters; fluted cookie cutters, available at Williams-Sonoma.  Decorative small cookie cutter set available at  Williams-Sonoma.

Preheat oven to 350˚.  Follow directions on package to create sugar cookie dough.   Pat dough into disk and refrigerate for 30 minutes.  Remove dough from refrigerator.  Prepare a work surface with waxed paper dusted with gluten-free flour.  Dust rolling pin with gluten-free flour.  Place dough on waxed paper and roll out to ¼” thickness.  Cut 20 cookies with 2 inch diameter scalloped circle cookie cutter.  Cut the center of 10 cookies with a small heart or star cookie cutter to create a window.   In the center of each of the 10 cookies that do not have a window, place 1 teaspoon raspberry jam.  Place on top of the jam a cookie that has a window cut out to create a sandwich.    Bake at 350˚ for 10 minutes.  Remove from oven and let cool on cookie sheet.  Lightly dust with confectioner’s sugar if desired.

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