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Chocolate Almond Cookies


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Serves 2 Dozen | Prep Time 15 minutes + chilling | Cook Time 10 minutes + cooling

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, softened
6 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup flour
1 cup finely chopped blanched almonds
1/4 to 1/2 cup raspberry jam or jam of your choice
3 squares (1 oz. each) semisweet chocolate


In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter, sugar, and vanilla until light and fluffy


Combine the flour and almonds


Gradually add to the creamed mixture


Shape into a 12 inch roll


Wrap in plastic wrap


Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm


Unwrap the dough


Cut into 1/4 inch slices


Place 2 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets


Bake at 350 F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned


Remove to wire racks to cool


Spread 1 teaspoon of the jam onto the bottom of half of the cookies


Top with the remaining cookies


Melt the chocolate


Dip the cookies halfway into the chocolate


Shake of the excess


Place on waxed paper until the chocolate is set


Pairs Well With


Notes

Taste Of Home - Kathryn Werner

Feel free to use the jam flavor of your choice

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