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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Raspberry Ribbons

Ingredients:
* 1 cup butter, 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:
* In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
* 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° for 10 minutes.
* 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.
* In a small bowl, combine glaze ingredients. Drizzle over warm cookies. Cool completely.

Yield: about 5 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 2 cookies equals 134 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 91 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

~~Taste of Home | December/January 2003~~

1 comment:

Beth said...

They look heavenly. Perfect to go with a cup of tea.