Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap
Oct 10, 2013

2013 cookie swap: Sherry's empire cookies

By: Style At Home

2013 cookie swap: Sherry's empire cookies Author: Style At Home

Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap
Oct 10, 2013

2013 cookie swap: Sherry's empire cookies

By: Style At Home

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Ingredients
Cookies
  • 3/4 cup Crisco
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Raspberry jam

Icing
  • 1-1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond flavouring
  • Approx. 2 tablespoons hot water

Directions
1 Cream together Crisco and butter with sugar. Add eggs separately with vanilla and beat well. 

2 Stir in dry ingredients. Smooth into 2 flattened balls and refrigerate at least one hour or to next day.

3 Roll out to 1/4" and cut with 3" rounds.

4 Bake at 350 for 8 - 10 minutes until lightly browned on the bottoms.

5 Let cool. On one half, spread small amount of jam and on the other, spread icing and join together. 
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2013 cookie swap: Sherry's empire cookies