How to Use a Linzer Cookie Cutter

The Linzer Cookie Cutter Set

A Linzer cookie cutter set usally comes with one cookie cutter and different center designs you can attach to it.

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Common center designs are stars, circles, hearts and flowers.

The Different Shapes

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A traditional Linzer cookie cutter is round with a fluted edge but that's not the only shape there is. You can also get themed sets with Easter bunnies, Christmas trees, etc.

Start by making the top cookies

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Attach a center shape by setting it into the cookie cutter and sliding its metal edges under the hooks of the cutter.

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Cut out the top cookies

Cut out top cookies in half of your rolled out dough.

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Cut out the base cookies

Remove the center attachment and cut out an equal number of base cookies.

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Bake the cookies!

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Bake, dust and then fill the cookies with a filling of your choice.

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Make some Linzer cookies today!