Holly Berry Cookies3 Reviews
“A spicy sandwich cookie filled with raspberry or blackberry jam and decorated with "holly".” - by Karin Christian
Original recipe yields 2 dozen
- In a large bowl combine the flour, white sugar, ground cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl beat the egg and 1/4 cup of milk. Add this to the crumb mixture until the dough is moistened. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thick. Cut with a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Once cool spread jam on half of the cookies then top each with another cookie.
- To Make Glaze: Combine the confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and vanilla until smooth. Spread glaze over the cookie and decorate with red cinnamon candy before the glaze is set. Let dry. Using a small new paintbrush and green food coloring, paint holly leaves on cookies.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 362 cal
- 8.5 g
- 69.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (3)Rate This Recipe
"I agree this is a time-consuming recipe, but it is definitely worth it! I have made these several times and always get many compliments. I even made them at Easter using an oval cookie cutter and de..." See morecorated them like Easter eggs. This year I will make Christmas trees and Snowmen. Use your imagination!"
"my all time favorite christmas cookie. my whole family loves these. yes, they are time consuming to make, but so worth it. For a crispier cookie, roll the dough thinner, for a softer cookie, go sli..." See moreghtly thicker. These freeze well. Enjoy!"
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