• Rosio Ibarra

Recipe: Special Valentines Cookies



These cookies from Delish.com are special to share with a loved one or just as a treat for yourself. They are also fun to make and can be a way to share time with a special someone or a friend. These cookies are full of flavor, rich, and are toped off with a sweet, fruity jam. They may look thin, but they are full of flavor and love. Delish.com describes these cookies as better than a dozen roses.


Ingredients:

1 1/2 c. almond flour

1 1/2 c. all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground cloves

1/4 tsp. kosher salt

1 egg

2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

1/2 c. (1 stick) butter

1/2 c. granulated sugar

1/2 c. raspberry jam

2 tbsp. powdered sugar, for garnish

Directions:

1.In a medium bowl, whisk together almond flower,

all-purpose flour, cinnamon, cloves, and salt.

In a small bowl, whisk together egg and vanilla.


2.In a large bowl, using a hand mixer,

beat butter and sugar until light and

fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes. Add egg

mixture and beat until combined. Add dry ingredients

and beat until just incorporated.


3. Divide dough in half, form each half into a disk, and place each

between 2 large sheets of parchment paper.

Using a rolling pin, roll each piece of dough to

1/8" in thickness. Place dough sheets on a

baking sheet or cutting board and transfer to refrigerator to chill for 2 hours.

(Or place in the freezer for 30 minutes.)


4.Preheat oven to 375° and line 2 large baking sheets

with parchment paper. Peel away the parchment paper from

your dough and use a two round cookie cutters to cut out cookies.

Use a smaller round cookie cutter to cut windows in half the cookies, if desired.


5. Place cookies on baking sheet put them apart each other. Bake 7 to 9 minutes, or until cookies are lightly golden. Let then cool off.


6.In a microwave safe bowl, stir 1 teaspoon water into jam. Microwave on low for 30 seconds, then spread about 1/2 tsp of jam in the center of a cookie, then top with second cookie. Dust with powdered sugar and serve.


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