Austrian Jam Cookies

Austrian Jam Cookies

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"This recipe belonged to my mother. It is one the many cookies from her Christmas cookie collection."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 19 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the vanilla and egg yolk; mix until fluffy. Stir in the flour, and refrigerate dough for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F ( 150 degrees C ). Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Measure out the dough by teaspoonfuls, and roll into balls. Dip the balls into chopped almonds and set on the prepared cookie sheet 1 inch apart. With a finger, make an indention in each cookie, fill the indention up with jam using a teaspoon or a pastry bag. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, cookies should be golden brown. Remove from pan after baking to cool on a wire rack.
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One batch of these cookies and my husband was hovering in the kitchen eating them before I could get them off the cookie sheet!! A couple of tips about the dough -- let it warm up a little mo...

My grandmother made a cookie just like this when I was a child only she rolled them in chopped walnuts, so I did the same. After reading about other people's trouble with the dough, I was appreh...

We loved these cookies! I had to make a second batch the very next day. The rich buttery flavor is addictive and they just disappeared off the plate. To solve the crumble factor mentioned before...