Empire Cookies

Recipe by Kimke
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 12 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter.
  • Add sugar, creaming well.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • Cut into 2-inch rounds, and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 10 minutes or until very lightly browned at edges.
  • Cool thoroughly.
  • Spread half of the cookies with jam, and top with remaining cookies.
  • Combine confectioners' sugar, almond extract, and enough hot water to make a thin icing.
  • Frost tops of cookies.
  • Top each with a small piece of candied cherry.
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