Buttery jam tarts

Yield: 24 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2½ cup Flour
½ cup Sugar
⅔ cup Butter; softened
1 Egg
½ teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Milk
1 teaspoon Almond extract
¾ cup Cherry preserves
Sugar; for sprinkling

Heat oven to 350 F. In large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter, egg, baking soda, milk and almond extract. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 3-4 minutes. Roll out dough, ½ at a time, on well-floured surface, to 1/4inch thickness. Cut out with 2-½-inch round cookie cutter. Place ½ of the cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Make a small X or a cutout with a very small cookie cutter in top of each remaining cookie. Place level teaspoonsful of cherry preserves in center of each cookie. Top each cookie with another cookie, press together around edges with fork. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 11-13 minutes, or until edges are very lightly browned. remove immediately. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

Source: Favorite All-Time Recipes - Land O Lakes Cookies Recipe by: Land O Lakes

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by MarySpero@... (MS MARY E SPERO) on 5 No, v 1997

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