Maid of Honor Cookies

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 12 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    tablespoons butter or 8 tablespoons margarine, divided
  • 12
    cup sugar, divided
  • 1
    cup flour
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 34
    cup walnuts
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract (or vanilla)
  • 12
    teaspoons fruit jam (apricot or raspberry are best)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spray muffin tin with nonstick spray.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar, flour and 6 Tablespoons butter.
  • Press into 12 muffin cups.
  • Bake in oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Do not turn oven off.
  • When cookies are cool enough, press a hole in the center of each cookie and fill with 1 tsp of jam.
  • Prepare streusel topping. In a medium bowl, combine 2 tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup sugar, egg, walnuts and extract.
  • Divide streusel evenly among muffin tins.
  • Return pan to oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Edge each tin with knife.
  • When cookies are cool, remove from tin.
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