40 Reviews

I made these during Christmas and they tasted sooooo good. Very soft and tender butter flavored cookie with the delicious raspberry jam in the center. The glaze just put our lights out. Beautiful and scrumptious. Thank-you.

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Natalie Z January 10, 2003

These were amazing! They are so pretty you don't want to take a bite, but so yummy you just have to! I did use all of the flour to form a ball of dough and followed all directions except that I did not feel the need to refrigerate because the dough was already easy to work with. At 14 minutes they came out perfect and even stayed a little bit soft in the center. You could only see a tiny bit of browning at the base. I imagine that if you like a crisp cookie that you can obtain that by cooking longer as the outside was the consistency of Lornadoon shortbread cookies. I tried them both with and without the glaze because so many reviews said it wasn't needed. I definitely like the glaze as I do like sweet. Without glaze is a mild sweetness but with is not overdone either. I added about 1/2 tsp more water to make the glaze easier to drizzle on. Overall I am extremely pleased with this recipe and am already planning my next excuse to make them. So many compliments!

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sur4gurl July 13, 2016

Yes!

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Rose Viper June 17, 2013

These were really good, but the glaze made them too sweet and it kind of covered up the excellent taste of the jam and the cookie. We thought the cookies would have been better without the glaze but, alas, I had already glazed them all before I realized. Would probably make again without the glaze. Also, I halved the glaze and it was plenty.

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Goody2shz September 15, 2012

Fabulous presentation! I just found the cookies to be a littler harder & crunchier than the soft, tender shortbread I'm used to.

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Debbb May 27, 2012

I just made a batch of these cookies to take to my Bunco group's Christmas party tonight. YUM! They are delicious. I rolled my dough balls in granulated sugar and because I have a hard time finding seedless raspberry jam, I used Smucker's strawberry jam. Then I lightly sprinkled the cookies with more sugar before baking. No need for the glaze. The sweetness is just right! Great cookie to have with a cup of coffee. Beware they are addictive.

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NKDGN December 09, 2011

I made these as part of the cookie table at my daughter's wedding. Wonderful taste and a lovely presentation.

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Mrs. Ed November 22, 2011

I recently bought a box of Knott's Berry Farm Strawberry Shortbread cookies and fell in love with them. I decided to try and make some so I found this recipe. They turned out GREAT! They are like popcorn, I can't stop eating them. I made them with an off brand strawberry jam because that's all I had, but next time I'm going to buy some Knott's berry farm jam and see if I like it better. But this is a great recipe.

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shelbyray June 28, 2011

My husband and I loved these coookies! Simply delicious. I couldn't find my almond extract, so I used lemon essence and vanilla extract - 1/4 t. each. You need to make these cookies. Somebody said that 1 batch is not enough, I have to agree. Thanks ratherbeswimmin'!

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Jb Tyler, TX April 19, 2011

Great recipe, I made one batch with raspberry jam, and another with a peach amaretto jam I made a couple months ago. They were both to die for and didn't last long! Thanks!

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Vivid Dreams November 20, 2010
Raspberry Shortbread Cookies