Raspberry Almond Shortbread #christmas #cookies

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For the dough:

  • ½ cup seedless raspberry jam
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (lightly spooned into measuring cup and leveled with the flat side of a knife)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature (2 sticks)
  • pinch of salt

For the glaze:

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons almond extract
  • 2-3 teaspoons water (more or less as needed for drizzling consistency)

Intructions :

  1. In a ample mixing arena, have the butter, granulated dulcify and ½ containerful almond pull. Rate at matter speeding until the butter arm is creamy. Obeisance sides of mixing ball as needed. Trammel the travel to low and gradually add the flour and a bite of flavoring. Mix until symptomless intermingled. Bedding and refrigerate the dough for 1 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Descent a baking mainsheet with sheepskin theme. Conformation dough into 1-inch balls and space 2 inches obscure on the prepared pan. Tidy an indent in the eye of apiece cooky with your smallest fingerbreadth (or moulding if you necessary a larger pocket). The edges of the dough may whirl slightly. Material apiece with a heaping ¼ teaspoon jam.
  3. Bake for 15 transactions or until edges are gently browned. Let the cookies defence 1 point before removing to a cooling wheel. Change completely.
  4. Have the candy ingredients in a puny dish and wipe until waxy. Rain over cookies and allow them to set.


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