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Raspberry-Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Raspberry-Almond Thumbprint CookiesThese crisp, buttery thumbprints have a hint of almond and a touch of sweetness from…

Raspberry-Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Raspberry-Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam GLAZE: 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon water

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and extract until light and fluffy.

Add flour and mix well.

Chill for 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 350°.

Roll into 1-in.

balls.

Place 2 in.

apart on greased baking sheets.

Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indentation in the center of each; fill each with 1/4 teaspoon jam.

Bake 13-16 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned.

Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

For glaze, in a small bowl, combine confectioners’ sugar, extract and water.

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Drizzle over cookies.

Nutrition Facts 1 cookie:

  • 94 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 31mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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