Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread Linzer Cookies
"Delicious crispy and melt in your mouth Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies, made with toasted hazelnut and only 4 ingredients!"
-- @onesarcasticbaker


Prep time 15mins
Cook time 12mins
Serves or Makes: 18 double cookies


  • 1 stick unsalted butter playable


  • Step 1

    Place Hazelnut in a food processor and pulse until finely ground.

  • Step 2

    Add flour, butter and sugar and pulse until a ball of dough is formed.

  • Step 3

    Roll the dough between 2 sheets of parchment paper to 1/4" thick and place in the refrigerator for about 1 hour. (or overnight)

  • Step 4

    Preheat oven to 350F and line a baking pan with parchment paper.

  • Step 5

    Remove dough from the refrigerator use a cookie-cutter to cut cookies. Cut half of the circles with 1/2" circles in the center.

  • Step 6

    Bake for 10-12 minutes on the middle rack. The cookies are ready when the sides are golden and are puffed in the center.

  • Step 7

    Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.

  • Step 8

    Spread 1 tsp of Hazelnut spread on half the cookies, dust the rest of the cookies with confectionary sugar and place on top to create a sandwich cookie.