Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Recipe by L DJ3309
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 3mins
YIELD: 84 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups butter, softened
  • 1 13
    cups sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
    1 cup peach jam or 1 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon rum
  • 12
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 12
    cup finely chopped almonds
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Combine butter, sugar and 1 tsp almond extract in large bowl, beat at medium speed, til creamy.
  • Reduce speed to low; add flour, beat until well mixed Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  • Place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Make indentation in center of each cookie with thumb (edges may crack slightly); fill each indentation with about 1/4 teaspoon jam.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes til edges are lightly browned.
  • Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet.
  • Cool completely.
  • Meanwhile put powdered sugar in bowl stir in enough rum to make thick glaze, stir in almond extract stir til smooth.
  • Drizzle over cooled cookies; sprinkle with finely chopped almonds.
Advertisement