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  1. 1 c Butter; softened

  2. 2/3 c Sugar

  3. 2 Egg yolks

  4. 2 1/2 c All-purpose flour

  5. 1/4 ts Salt

  6. 1 tb Powdered sugar;

  7. 1 to 2 1/2 c Sugar

  8. 1/2 c Ground blanched almonds

  9. 2 Egg whites

  10. 1 1/2 c Raspberry preserves Powdered sugar

  11. 1/2 c Semisweet chocolate morsels Melted Recipe by: Southern Living Cream butter; gradually add

  12. 2/3 cup sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well. Combine flour and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well. Shape dough into a ball; cover and chill at least

  13. 2 hours. Divide dough in half; store

  14. 1 portion in refrigerator. Sift powdered sugar lightly over work surface. Roll half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness; cut with a 2-1/2-inch round cutter. Roll remaining dough as before; cut with a 2-1/2-inch doughnut cutter, reserving centers. Chill dough, if necessary. Combine

  15. 1/2 cup sugar and almonds; mix well. Beat egg whites until frothy. Brush one side of all cookie cutouts with egg white, and coat with almond mixture; place coated side up on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at

  16. 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cool on wire racks. Repeat procedure with remaining dough. Raspberry Sandwich Cookies: Spread uncoated side of each solid cookie with a thin layer of raspberry preserves. (Cookies are very delicate and must be handled carefully.) Lightly dust almond side of doughnut-shaped cookies with powdered sugar, if desired; place sugar side up on top of CHOCOLATE SANDWICH COOKIES: Using half of reserved cookie centers, spread a thin layer of melted chocolate on side without almonds. Top with remaining cookie centers, almond side up. Drizzle tops of cookies with remaining chocolate, --


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