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Jelly Christmas Eyes
Yield: 1 batch
1/2 cup margarine
1/3 cup sugar
1 each egg
1 each lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon lemon zest grated
1 1/3 cups flour, all-purpose
1/2 cup almonds ground, or walnuts
1 x red raspberry jelly or strawberry jelly
1 x sugar
Directions10 to 12 minutes per batch
1. Cream margarine and sugar in mixing bowl. Add egg, lemon juice and lemon
rind. Mix until smooth. Add flour and nuts. Wrap in plastic wrap and flatten.
Refrigerate dough 30 minutes.
2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to
1/8-inch thickness. Use a round 2-inch cookie cutter to cut out circles from
dough.. Cut out an inner circle with a smaller round cookie cutter from half of
the circles to make a "cookie ring".
3. Bake circles and rings until light golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to
wire rack to cool. Spread a small amount of jelly on each whole circle. Press a
cookie ring on top of it. Shake the cookies one at a time in a bowl of sugar to
coat well. Store in a covered dish.
Note: Confectioners' sugar can be used to coat the cookies in place of
~~~***Rhonda G in Missouri***~ ~~
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