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5 from 1 vote

Linzer Biscuits

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Cakes and Biscuits
Cuisine: Continental
Keyword: Biscuits, Cookies
Servings: 12 biscuits


  • 250 gram Plain Flour
  • 200 gram unsalted Butter cut into small dice
  • 100 gram Icing Sugar
  • A pinch Salt
  • 2 free-range Egg Yolks
  • Raspberry, Blackcurrant and Apricot Jam
  • Icing Sugar for dusting


  • Preheat your oven to 325 F / 170 C / Gas Mark 3. Sift the flour, salt and icing sugar into a large bowl. Add the butter and using your finger tips rub the butter into the flour until thoroughly incorporated and the mixture resembles sand or breadcrumbs.
  • Mix the egg yolks together and add into the flour and butter. Using a folk mix together to form a dough. Wrap the dough in cling film and chill in the fridge for at least an hour.
  • Place the pastry onto a lightly floured work surface. Using a lightly floured rolling pin carefully roll out so the pastry a half a centimetre thick. Cut into rounds with a four-centimetre cookie cutter.
  • When all of the pastry is cut, divide the sable biscuits in two. Using a small fluted cutter, make a hole in the middle of half of the sable biscuits. Place all the sables on a lined baking tray.
  • Bake the sables for ten minutes or just a little more, or until light golden-brown and crisp. Remove from the baking tray carefully place on a cooling rack.
  • Using a teaspoon, place a small dollop jam on a whole sable. Place a biscuit with a hole over the first biscuit and sandwich together. Repeat until all the biscuits are finished with your choice of jam. Dust with icing sugar and serve.


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