Czechoslovakian cookies

Yield: 24 Cookies

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
2 Egg yolks
1 teaspoon Vanilla
⅛ teaspoon Cardamom
¼ teaspoon Allspice
2 cups Flour
1 cup Pecans, chopped
½ cup Strawberry jam

Cream butter until soft. Add sugar gradually, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and vanilla; beat hard. Sift cardamom and allspice with flour; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing thoroughly. Stir in chopped nuts. Spoon half of the dough into a greased 8 inch square cake pan; spread evenly. Top with strawberry jam. Cover with remaining dough.

Bake in 325 degree oven 1 hour or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into about 1½ inch squares. from Spices of the World Cookbook by McCormick

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