Raspberry Linzer Cookie

If you’re still in the mood for summer cookies {like I do}, adding lemon and thyme in any dessert you make will create such a refreshing flavor in your sweet treats. These raspberry Linzer cookies are eye-appealing, sweet, and perfect to enjoy on hot sunny days. So look closely to that thyme in the batter, and see the beauty of herbs in your dessert.

Cheers and hope summer last a little longer this year!

Raspberry Linzer Cookie

Eye-appealing sweet cookies with summer herbs
Course Dessert, Snack, teatime
Cuisine American, Eastern European
Keyword cookie, lemons, raspberry, thyme
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 25 cookie sandwich
Author Selvia Tjandra-Stothers
Cost 5


  • Hand Mixer


  • 208 grams unsalted butter
  • 132 grams granulated sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • 284 grams all-purpose flour
  • 142 grams walnut flour
  • pinch sea salt
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


  • Pre-heat oven for 325°F.
  • Put walnut in a food processor and pulse until you reach a flour-like consistency. Set aside.
  • Mix lemon zest with flour, and set it aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar until nice and fluffy.
  • Add egg yolks.
  • Add flour, walnut flour baking powder, and salt to the bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Sprinkle thyme leaves all over the dough then roll the dough 1/4-inch thick in between parchment paper and chill it in a fridge for about 15 minutes.
  • Cut the dough with 2 ¼-inch rounds with a plain cookie cutter. For the top, cut a hole from the middle of each round with a star or round cutter. Place all the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet and chill for 15 minutes.
  • Bake for about 10-12 minutes or until the edges begin to brown. Let it cool.
  • Fill raspberry jam on the flat side of each solid cookies, and press another flat side together to make a cookie sandwich.

2 thoughts on “Raspberry Linzer Cookie

  1. This is the first time i have seen thyme in a dessert recipe and it sounds very interesting! I can’t wait to try it! The combination of raspberries and thyme in these summer days is reminiscent of the Mediterranean 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    ❤ Caitlin

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