Raspberry Linzer Cookies – Eggless

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
5 from 6 reviews

Christmas recipes Cookies

Cook time Cook time: 30 minutes

Raspberry Linzer Cookies are tender, buttery and sweet. They melt in your mouth and have a light nutty flavor and a delicious raspberry preserves middle.

These cookies are perfect for the upcoming holiday season. Like our other popular desserts Neon Colored Chocolate Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Truffle Cookies and White Chocolate Raspberry Lemon Cookies, the Raspberry Linzer Cookies will be a nice addition to the holiday table.

Raspberry Linzer Cookies

Walnut Raspberry Linzer Cookies are tender and buttery. They almost scream “holiday” and make you blast some Christmas music and moves. Seriously guys, these classic cookies are the bomb. While they may take a little longer to make and only seconds to eat, everyone will love them. The Walnut Raspberry Linzer Cookies are buttery and tender, the shortbread dough is made with walnut meal for extra flavor. May your Christmas be nutty and filled with raspberry preserves, see what I did here!

Raspberry Linzer Cookies Recipe Tips

  • Firstly, the cookies can be made with either walnut or pecans.
  • Also, when you process the walnuts, make sure the final results resembles walnut meal / fine crumbs.
  • The dough itself, is very tender and you should work with it only after chilling it. Because the more you keep it at room temperature, the harder it will be to roll and shape the cookies. Therefor, chill your dough!
  • Similarly, you can use your favorite preserves or jelly in these cookies. For example, I made other versions with blackberry jam and dulce de leche. Check those here.
  • In addition, let the cookies completely cool before sprinkling the tops with powdered sugar. Similarly, before adding the filling onto the bottom ones.

I can’t even tell how much we loved these Raspberry Linzer Cookies – they literally melt in your mouth! Also, they are not very sweet, the raspberry preserves and confectioner’s sugar add just the right amount of sweetness. At the same time, the toasted ground walnuts add a nice nutty flavor and texture. Each bite is filled with buttery crumbs and sweet raspberry preserves.

While the cookies involve a few steps and you need to refrigerate the dough, its nothing hard. However, you have to make sure you have the time to play in the kitchen with them. The dough is a little crumbly, so don’t skip the refrigeration part. Just be patient and gentle, you are about to be rewarded with some amazing cookies.

How Long Will Raspberry Linzer Cookies Stay Fresh

The cookies can be stored wrapped in plastic wrap at room temperature for about 5-7 days.

Tools/Ingredients I used to make this Eggless Walnut Raspberry Cookies Recipe:

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5 from 6 reviews

Raspberry Linzer Cookies

Raspberry Linzer Cookies are tender, buttery and sweet. They melt in your mouth and have a light nutty flavor and a delicious raspberry preserves middle.

Author: Catalina Castravet Serves: 27 servings
Prep time: 30 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Total time: 1 hr




Preparation time does not include 2 hours of refrigeration.

Nutrition information

Calories: 154 Carbohydrates: 19 Protein: 1 Fat: 8 Saturated Fat: 4 Cholesterol: 17 Sodium: 85 Potassium: 43 Fiber: 0 Sugar: 9 Vitamin A: 225 Vitamin C: 1.1 Calcium: 18 Iron: 0.8 g
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These are so beautiful! I've been seeing lots of fun linzer cookies lately and they're making me wonder why I've never made my own. I love everything about these!


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They are so beautiful and tempting!



these are awesome! I made them yesterday and my boyfriend already ate almost all of them. I would only sugest to the ones who try making those to watch at the time while baking, bcs I baked them for 7 minutes, and it was enough. Thank you for the great recipe!


Thank you for the great feedback :)



It's not the holidays without these cookies! They're so good!!


Jamielyn Nye

So pretty! Love these cookies :D


Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious

These have always been some of my favorite cookies. They are so beautiful!


Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Linzer cookies are the prettiest! Love that these don't require an egg!


Erin Dee

These are gorgeous! So perfect the holidays!


Michelle Goth

These are the most adorable little cookies.


Patricia @ Grab a Plate

These are such beautiful treats! What a great addition to the cookie platter!


Kiran Kalati

2 sticks butter =how many grams?


220 grams



What do you think if it possible to sub butter for coconut oil and all-purpose flour for gf flour?


I would not make those changes, the dough is very unique I would say, so I am afraid it wont work. While the GF flour may work, replacing the butter with coconut oil, definitely won't work in this recipe. sorry.



These are the prettiest cookies! I've always been too scared to make them because I feel like I might ruin them... lol Might be brave enough to try this year!


Chrissie Baker

Linzer cookies are my favorites at Christmas – I really must make them all year round, I love them so! yours look so amazing!!



Linzer cookies are just the prettiest!



Beautiful cookies, perfect for the holiday season. They look so delicious!


Melanie Bauer

Looks so fantastic! My whole family would go crazy for this, so excited to try this!


My husband eats a dozen in a sitting lol they are these good!


Sandra | A Dash of Sanity

These are perfect for cookie exchange! Look so good!


:) thanks


Aysia Boyd

Would I be able to sub the walnuts for almonds? Would this work?


Yes, that should work.


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