Holiday Cookie Recipe

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These cookies not only look sweet but taste sweet too!  I found this recipe on A Fox in the Kitchen Blog.  I think they make the perfect holiday dessert!

Ingredients
240g of plain flour
60g of ground almonds
1 egg

130g sugar
1/4 tsp of ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp of salt
1/2 tsp of Vanilla extract

75g approx of Raspberry Jam
240g of Butter, softened
Icing sugar (to decorate)

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Method
In small bowl, combine flour, almonds, and cinnamon; set aside.
In large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mixture; mix only until incorporated. Divide dough onto 2 pieces; press into small disks, about 1 inch thick. Wrap separately in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 hours or until firm enough to roll.

Preheat oven to 175°C. On a floured surface, roll out one disc of dough 1/8 inch thick (keep remaining dough chilled). Cut half of the dough using a round cutter (this will be the bottom cookie) With half of the cookies cut a smaller shape in the middle of the cookie (this will be the top cookie) Transfer to parchment paper lined baking sheets. Dough scraps can be formed into a disk, chilled for at least 30 minutes and re-rolled. Always make sure dough is firm and chilled before cutting or else they will lose shape in the oven.

Bake for 10-12 mins or until light golden brown. Let cool on the cookie sheet for about 2 minutes; remove from sheet and cool completely.
Spread about a teaspoon of jam onto the bottom of the cookie and sandwich with a top cookie (one with centre cut out). Then finish off by dusting cookies with icing sugar.

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One response to “Holiday Cookie Recipe

  1. These are adorable! The pictures are also beautiful, I bet they were delicious 🙂
    https://glitterbunnies.wordpress.com
    -Heather

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