Chocolate Star Linzer Cookies


Next to cookies what Arthur likes best are my illustrations. He's probably my biggest fan; infinitely patient as I sit and draw when we are traveling together. This site would not exist without him. And he's an over-doer, so I made two kinds of cookies, not just one… These chocolate-lemon linzer star cookies like yellow stars in a dark sky are inspired by my astronomy friends at NASA Landsat ( and Universe Today (

Chocolate Cookies
3 c flour
3/4 c cocoa powder
1 tsp salt
1 c butter
1 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Lemon Filling
Lemon curd and cream cheese, with a little yellow food coloring.

Chill dough. Roll and cut. Re-chill. Bake 10-15min at 325. Cool to room temp. Layer with filling.

Happy Valentines Day Arthur.
Santa Cruz, CA 2/14/13

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