• Cooking Time: 10 minutes
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This recipe was given to my grandmother by....Rosemarie....I have no clue who she is but her recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember!

It isn't Christmas at our house until we make these cookies!


  • 1 ¼ cup flour
  • 3 eggs (large)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 sticks (melted butter)
  • 1 jar apricot butter or preserves or seedless raspberry preservers
  • 6 oz. bag of semi sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Red and green food coloring
  • 3 pans 11x7x1 ½ or approximate size


  • Mix in bowl with electric mixer (if desired), flour, sugar, almond extract,
  • eggs, melted butter.
  • Separate into 3 bowls evenly. After which you leave one bowl plain, in 2nd
  • bowl add 8 drops of red and the last bowl add 8 drops of green coloring.
  • Then in greased pans (or parchment lined pans) pour mixture so it covers all of the pan evenly. Bake for 10 minutes at 350.
  • Remove from oven, on wax paper on foil, first turn over green layer, coat
  • lightly with apricot, then white layer over that and coat with preserve.
  • Last red layer melt chocolate in pot with 1 tablespoon of oil. Coat one
  • layer with chocolate, refrigerate until hard then turn over wax paper or
  • foil. Coat second layer, let it get hard then cut and slice.

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