Do you have a treat or a certain food item that you look forward to every year around Christmas?? These cookies are what I get anxious for every holiday season. My dad started making these a few years back and the family fell in love. They have always seemed to be a crowd pleaser as well! Anytime I have a work party or a Christmas get together, this is my go-to recipe that I whip out. They are super simple to make and so delicious!
-2/3 cup sugar
-2 cups all-purpose flour
-1 cup butter
-1/2 teaspoon almond extract
-1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
-3/4 teaspoon almond extract
-1 teaspoon milk
-1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1. Preheat over to 350.
2. Cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Mix in flour really well.
3. Roll into balls and place on cookie sheet. Use finger to make small holes. Fill in with jam.
4. Bake for 15-18 mins.
5. For glaze: mix together sugar, milk, and almond extract. Drizzle over warm cookies.