Diva tasting: ShortBread Cookies…

Shortbread Cookies; Dessert

Ingredients

1 Cup Butter, Softened

Cup White Sugar

½ Teaspoon Almond Extract

2 Cups All-Purpose Flour

½ Cup Seedless Raspberry Jam

½ Cup Confectioners’ Sugar

¾ Teaspoon Almond Extract

1 Teaspoon Milk

Directions

Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2 In a medium bowl, cream together butter and white sugar until smooth. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Mix in flour until dough comes together. Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls, and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Make a small hole in the center of each ball, using your thumb and finger, and fill the hole with preserves.

Step 3 Bake for 14 to 18 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Let cool 1 minute on the cookie sheet.

Step 4 In a medium bowl, mix together the confectioners’ sugar, 3/4 teaspoon almond extract, and milk until smooth. Drizzle lightly over warm cookies.

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