SEVERED FINGER COOKIES
How to Make SEVERED FINGER COOKIES
- 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
- 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.
- 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