Day 8: ‘Raspberry Ribbons’

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Today’s recipe is a little different. These little treats are actually kind of dainty and would be perfect for an office party.  You can do what the recipe says and make them like logs or make them as a traditional round cookie. I am posting pictures of both ideas. Enjoy the Raspberry Ribbons!

Raspberry Ribbons

Ingredients

1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup raspberry jam
GLAZE:
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoons evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Divide dough into four portions; shape each into a 10-in. x 2-1/2-in. log. Place 4 in. apart on greased or foil-lined baking sheets. Make a 1/2-in. depression down the center of each log. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes.
  3. Fill depressions with jam. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes. Remove to a cutting board; cut into 3/4-in. slices. Place on wire racks.
  4. In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle over warm cookies. cool completely. 

About Kimberlee Murray

A writer who loves to share her experiences in the kitchen.

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