Linzer Cookies (Tuesdays with Dorie)

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Linzer Cookies (Tuesdays with Dorie)
Linzer Cookies

Wee! It's the start of Birthday month! My birthday is on Sunday!

For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie, Noskos of Living the Life chose Linzer Sables on pages 134-135 of Dorie's great book: Baking: From My Home to Yours (which makes a great holiday gift by the way! :)

I rolled out the dough waaaaaay too thick. And the mat wasn't floured enough so everything stuck. It was kinda a nightmare - all my fault. I ended up with just a few that turned out.

But since I did buy new Linzer Sables from Sur la Table, I'm going to try again!!

Linzer Cookies (Tuesdays with Dorie)
Filled 'em with raspberry and apricot jam!

Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers who probably did a much better job!!
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Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Awesome job. Greatlooking linzer cookies!

Cristine said... [Reply to comment]

Happy early birthday! Your cookies look great!

Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

Your cookies don't look too thick, they look perfect- very beautiful!

Di said... [Reply to comment]

How pretty! I think I need to go invest in some mini cutters. =)

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

I love the dusting of powdered sugar! Adorable cookies!

Peggy said... [Reply to comment]

They are so beautiful! Great job. And happy birthday. So we are both Saggitarians? Good sign, great people, huh? :)

Jessica said... [Reply to comment]

Those are so cute! I'm jealous, your cookies look exactly how I wanted mine to look. I must get my hands on some mini cutters before I deal with the second half of the dough.

Laura said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, your cookies look so incredible! I used the same scalloped edge cutter but forgot to make any cutouts - yours are so pretty!

Have a Happy Birthday!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I think they look great, those cut-outs are flipping adorable.

kat said... [Reply to comment]

Those are truly beautiful cookies

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

December is my birthday month also... but I have to wait a few more weeks for it yet (it's the 28th)
Your cookies look great! I'm sorry you had a hard time rolling and cutting them though...

Linda said... [Reply to comment]

Happy Birthday Mary! Hope you have a ton of fun things planned this coming weekend!

I think your cookies look great --- not to thick at all --- great job!

April said... [Reply to comment]

Happy Birthday month! (and birthday) And what are you talking about? Yours look great, I rolled mine out too thin instead of too thick.

MacDuff said... [Reply to comment] pretty!! And I love Sur la Table.

My cookies were too thick, too, but the few that I did get thin broke apart really easily. So maybe thick is the new thin. That's what I tell my personal trainer, at least.

Jodie said... [Reply to comment]

Great job! Happy early birthday!

Rachel said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely cookies! And Happy Birthday!

Welcome to our crazy blessed life said... [Reply to comment]

Happy Birthday!! Bummer everything stuck.

vibi said... [Reply to comment]

Simple yet perfect, what more to ask for... that's how the Austrian like them! LOL Gorgeous sablés!

Tania said... [Reply to comment]

I think they turned out beautifully! I'm so jealous of your cookie cutters! I was just at Sur La Table this past Saturday to get those mini tartlette pans you told me about, and I completely forgot about those cookie cutters! Too bad it's 100 miles away :(

Andrea said... [Reply to comment]

Happy Birthday! Your cookies are flippin' perfect looking. Perfect.

chocolatechic said... [Reply to comment]

I rolled mine to thick too.

These were delicious.

Amy of Sing For Your Supper said... [Reply to comment]

Mmmm - they look wonderful! I especially love that last picture!!


Sihan said... [Reply to comment]

oh why didn't i think of those heart shaped cutouts?!?! gorgeous work with the sables though! Better luck with your next try!

kimberly salem said... [Reply to comment]

they look great! not too thick to me. your new cutter set is so cute :) hope you enjoy your birthday!

Jacque said... [Reply to comment]

I love the scalloped cutter... so sweet :)

Hopefully the next batch works out better.

Engineer Baker said... [Reply to comment]

Happy early birthday! Sorry so few turned out, because those few look wonderful!

Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

Birthday months rock!!! Hope you have a great birthday, and I'm looking forward to see what you have to post! Your cookies look great, love the different cut outs. :o)

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Happy birthday! Your linzer sables look perfect.

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Happy birthday - and nice job with the linzers. New baking gadgets are always fun to play with, in any case.

CB said... [Reply to comment]

Happy (early) Birthday! Hope UCLA can pull it out on Saturday. Wouldn't that be a sweet birthday gift? ;) Your sables are adorable!
Clara @ iheartfood4thought

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

They are very cute even if small in quantity.

Megan said... [Reply to comment]

I don't know - they look perfect to me!

Jamie said... [Reply to comment]

Happy early birthday! Your cookies look fab!

Snooky doodle said... [Reply to comment]

They still look nice. I love them yummy. Happy birthday :) Enloy it!

Tammy said... [Reply to comment]

they still look great - I dont think they look too thick!

Audrey said... [Reply to comment]

Sorry this wasn't your favorite effort...but hey, it's your birthday! let someone ELSE make cookies for you!
Happy Birthday!

Carol Peterman/TableFare said... [Reply to comment]

I think your cookies look fantastic, not too thick. Happy Birthday Month! My husband and I celebrate our birthdays for the entire month as well. Have a great time and live it up - it's birthday month!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Well, they look just beautiful! Great job on the cookies. Happy Birthday!

Steph said... [Reply to comment]

They look perfect as always! You are always so precise. THey look fabulous!!

Shelby said... [Reply to comment]

Happy Birthday! Something strange, I was just going to click post a comment on your blog and I had a pop up with a message I had an email from you. lol. Your cookies look great!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

You could have fooled me that you had trouble with these - they look fantastic!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Happy early birthday! I rolled mine too thin so we need to get together!

ila said... [Reply to comment]

ohmy, how beautiful! i love sur la table, can't wait till the irvine one opens!!!

Anne said... [Reply to comment]

Those are beautiful! I love the little heart one in front- it looks perfect! Happy birthday this week, too!

Judy said... [Reply to comment]

Happy Birthday! Mine is this month too. (Also my younger daughter and my stepson and my best friend.) You'd never know by looking at those cookies that you had any difficulties. They look delicious.

Marie Rayner said... [Reply to comment]

You linzer sables look fabulous and a very Happy Birthday!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

You would never know yours didn't turn out. These look beautiful!

The Blonde Duck said... [Reply to comment]

Love the linzer cookies and the pumpkin rolls below! Yum! Do you ever bring your goods to the library? If you did, I'd never leave. I'd eat and read all day!

Piggy said... [Reply to comment]

I don't think your linzer cookies are too thick either. Love the cut-out, look very cute. :-)

Danielle said... [Reply to comment]

Happy early birthday!

Your cookies look great.
I need to get some new cookie cutters!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

These are lovely! Mine were ridiculously thick, too. Good for the dunking.

AmyRuth said... [Reply to comment]

Yours are beautiful and great photos. We would have never known you had glitches because your cookies look splendid! Have fun with your new toys. Have a fabulous birthday. Happy Happy.

Irene said... [Reply to comment]

How pretty! I rolled mine out between two sheets of wax paper and froze for 5 min after cutting out the shapes, they came off the paper very well indeed. I could use some cookies now... mmmm.... Happy birthday!

ostwestwind said... [Reply to comment]

Beautiful, just beautiful

Great work

Ulrike from Küchenlatein

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

absolutely beautiful cookies. and happy early birthday!! :)

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Your cookies look great! I love the shapes you used!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I love these!!! You always have great bakes! Yes I do prefer them a little thinner, but they look lovely anyhow!

By the way, Where did you get the cute little heart cutters from? I really love them...but I think I can't find them in Malaysia :( Big sniffles!! Are they expensive? Sigh again!

Fit Chick said... [Reply to comment]

Nice looking cookies! Your photography is excellent!

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