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Chocolate Almond Cookies

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


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

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