Chocolate Dipped Jam Filled Cats' Tongues

Recipe by Karen..
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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 32 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400*.
  • Line cookie sheets with baking parchment.
  • Cream butter on medium speed until light, about 2 minutes.
  • Add sugar and blend together.
  • Add vanilla (or zest), then egg and egg yolk;mix well.
  • Sift flour over batter and incorporate.
  • Batter will be thick.
  • Spoon batter into pastry bag or decorator fitted with 1/2 inch round tip or medium star tip.
  • Pipe 3 inch lengths of dough, about 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheets.
  • Bake cookies in the center of the oven for 8 to 9 minutes, until golden brown around the edges.
  • Let stand on cookie sheets 2 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • While cookies are cooling, prepare filling.
  • In a saucepan, melt the jam with the lemon juice until it comes to a simmer.
  • Brush the jam over flat side of half the cookies and top with remaining cookies, flat side touching the jam.
  • Let cookies remain on racks in a cool place until jam has set.
  • Dip one end of each cookie into melted chocolate and place on wax paper until chocolate hardens.
  • If desired, sprinkle chocolate with chocolate or colored sprinkles (jimmies) before letting the chocolate set up.
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