This is my 2nd Christmas Cookie Recipe. I love fresh fruit & to have it in a cookie.What could be better? Cake but we are talking about cookies lol. It just looks so good. I got this one from Betty Crookers.com 25 days of Christmas. I love to bake so I just wanted to share this good recipe. I mean it's Betty Crooker you knwo its good. I will be the frist to admit yes I do get alot of my recipes from other online site. They make good stuff, so I know my family will love it. Its got everything people love. Chocolate & CHOCOLATE.
First pre-heat the oven to 375F. Then spray a 9 inch square baking pan with baking spary & dust with flour.
Then in a large bowl mix the oats brown sugar & salt. Then cut in the butter with a fork or pastry blender until mixture looks like little coarse crumbs. Then reserve 1 cupof mixture for the topping. Then to the remaining mixture beat in the egg until just moist.
Next press down the dough firmly & evenly into the bottom of the baking pan. Use your fingers or the bottom of a measuring cup. Then spread the jam on top & arrange the fresh raspberries over the jam. Then stir the almonds into the reserved crumb mixture & sprinkle evenly over the top.
Then bake for about 30 to 35 mins or until top is golden brown. Let cool completely on a cooling rack. Then cut into 4 rowsby 4 rows.