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Winter is a great time to curl up with jam on toast, biscuits, just about anything—including these cookies!


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 heaping teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup almonds, finely chopped (measure after chopping)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup jam of choice

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 12


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Using an electric mixer/stand mixer, cream together butter and powdered sugar.
  3. Mix in vanilla, flour 1/2 cup at a time, and salt.
  4. Stir in chopped almonds.
  5. Shape dough into one-inch balls. Place on parchment paper on cookie sheet or un-greased cookie sheet.
  6. Press your thumb to create an indentation in each cookie.
  7. Fill each indentation with your jam of choice (1/2-1 teaspoon per cookie, depending on size).
  8. Bake about 15 minutes, or until bottom of the cookies are golden brown.