Austrian Jam Wreaths
24
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg separated

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon vanilla

3/4 cup finely chopped blanched almonds

1/2 cup sliced almonds

1/2 cup seedless raspberry or apricot preserves

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter, powdered sugar and egg yolk in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and vanilla; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in finely chopped almonds. Cover; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide dough in half. Roll out dough, on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch round cookie cutter. Cut out 1-inch hole in half of cookies.

  4. STEP 4

    Place 1 inch apart onto greased cookie sheets. Brush cookies with holes in center with reserved egg white. Top with sliced almonds; press down lightly. Bake 7-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread each cookie without hole with 2 teaspoons preserves; top with almond-covered cookie. Press together lightly. Store in single layer.

Nutrition

170Calories
11Fat (mg)
30Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
16Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
3Protein (g)

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  December 13, 2014

These are a family favourite during the holiday season. They are so delicious that I often have to hide them so that they will not be eaten up quickly.

— says Natalie
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  December 10, 2008

I made the dough one day and did the cut outs the next day. I was very impressed!! the dough tasted great. It took me awhile to find the right cookie cutters to do the job but when I did I got very creative. Lots of fun shapes and sizes. I ALSO TRIED DIFFERENT FILLING AND THAT WAS VERY GOOD TOO. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! A+A+A+

— says Teresa
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