Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookie recipes are always a great cookie to have during the holiday seasons and to include in bake sales, and craft fairs. This "Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies" recipe not only tastes delicious but looks nice too, one that everyone is sure to love.

Some of the ingredients you will need for this recipe include all purpose flour, salt, unsalted butter, granulated sugar, almond extract and raspberry jam. For the optional glaze recipe you will need powdered sugar, almond extract and some water. To start preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a mixing bowl whisk together the flour and salt and set aside. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment blend together butter and sugar until combined. Mix in almond extract then add in the flour blend until mixture comes together, because the butter is cold it will take a bit of mixing.

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Raspberries are grown for the fresh fruit market and for commercial processing into individually quick frozen fruit, purées, juicees, or as dried fruit used in a variety of grocery products. Traditionally, raspberries were a midsummer crop, but with new technology, cultivars, and transportation, they can now be obtained year round. Raspberries need ample sun and water for optimal development. As a cultivated plant in moist, temperate regions, it is easy to grow and has a tendency to spread unless pruned.

Almonds are a tasty and nutritious food to eat on their own or when added to food. Almonds are a nutritionally dense food and a rich source of the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin, vitamin E, and the essential minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. Almonds are also a good source of the B vitamins thiamine, vitamin B6, and folate, and the essential mineral potassium. Almonds are also rich in dietary fiber, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats, fats which potentially may lower LDL cholesterol. Almonds are often eaten on their own, raw or toasted, they are also a component of various dishes.

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