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Almond jelly Cookies

Almond Jelly Cookies


  • Author: Meredith
  • Prep Time: 1 hour 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 32 mins
  • Yield: 36 1x

Description

Delicious almond jelly cookies made with raw almonds.


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, plus 2 T.
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup favorite jelly

Instructions

  1. Create ground almonds by placing whole, raw almonds into a blender or food processor until they resemble bread crumbs.
  2. In a mixer, beat the butter, salt, extract, sugar and egg yolk until smooth.
  3. Add flour and ground almonds and knead into a firm dough.
  4. Divide the dough into two rolls and refrigerate the dough for one hour.
  5. Preheat your oven to 320 degrees.
  6. Slice the rolls 1/2 inch thick and press a thumbprint into each one.
  7. Put 1/2 tsp. jelly into each thumbprint.
  8. Bake the cookies on greased baking sheets for 12 minutes or until golden on edges.
  9. Dust the cookies with the extra 2 T. of granulated sugar while warm.

  • Category: Dessert