Austrian Jam Cookies

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This recipe belonged to my mother. It is one the many cookies from her Christmas cookie collection.

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Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • cup chopped almonds

  • 1 cup raspberry jam

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the vanilla and egg yolk; mix until fluffy. Stir in the flour, and refrigerate dough for 2 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F ( 150 degrees C ). Grease cookie sheets.

  3. Measure out the dough by teaspoonfuls, and roll into balls. Dip the balls into chopped almonds and set on the prepared cookie sheet 1 inch apart. With a finger, make an indention in each cookie, fill the indention up with jam using a teaspoon or a pastry bag. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, cookies should be golden brown. Remove from pan after baking to cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

88 Calories
4g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 19mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 20mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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