SEVERED FINGER COOKIES

Lisa Lemke

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@grammajbug

NOT A REAL SWEET COOKIE BUT FUN AND EASY TO MAKE .if dough gets sticky in step two and hard to work with ,return to refrigerator to re- chill ....happy halloween


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Ingredients

1 c
unsalted butter at room temperature
1 c
confectioners sugar
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 2/3 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
raspberry jam
1/2 c
sliced almonds
1 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
in large bowl.beat butter until creamy ,mix in sugar,egg and vanilla,then mix in the flour,baking powder and salt .cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes
2
preheat oven to 325 using hands and working quickly ,roll a heaping tablespoon of dough into a finger shape .place fingers about 3 inch apart on a ungreased cookie sheet.stick a sliced almond on one end of each for a fingernail.use a table knife to make crosswise knuckle marks in the middle of each cookie bake until lightly golden ,20 to 25 minutes transfer to a rack to cool.
3
meanwhile in a small saucepan cook jam over low heat until it reaches a saucy consistency. once liquefied remove from heat and pour in a small bowl .dip the severed end of each cookie into the sauce

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies