A luscious raspberry jam fills the center of these lemon-flavored cutout cookies. Add this cookie recipe to your holiday platter.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Beat butter, sugar, egg, lemon juice and zest in large bowl. Beat in flour mixture. Divide into 2 halves and flatten. Wrap in plastic; chill 1 hour.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with nonstick foil. Roll half of dough 1/8 inch thick on floured surface. Cut out 24 cookies with 2-1/4-inch round cutter. Repeat with remaining dough for 48 cookies total. Transfer to baking sheets. Cut a 1-inch hole in center of 24 of the cookies. Remove centers and reroll for a total of 30 rounds and 30 cutouts. Bake at 350°F for 13 minutes, until brown around edges. Cool on rack.

  • Spread 1/2 teaspoon jam on each cookie round. Dust cut-outs with confectioners' sugar. Place on jam-covered cookies.

Nutrition Facts

98 calories; 9 g total fat; 16 g carbohydrates;

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