Austrian Jam Cookies

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Austrian Jam Cookies

From the Samuel Sewall Inn, Brookline, MA

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.

In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Add vanilla extract and egg yolk, mixing until fluffy. Stir in flour and chopped almonds.

Measure out dough by the teaspoonful and roll into balls. Make an indentation in each cookie with your thumb, then fill with jam using a teaspoon or pastry bag.

Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown. Remove cookies from baking sheets to cool.

Comments
  • These cookies were made for a project for my son at school. They are delish!!! Now a family favorite! Yummy!

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