Raspberry and almond jam drops 9



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These little biscuits are so fabulously simple and great. It’s an easy holiday biscuits to have around the house in case people pop by for a visit.

Ingredients: Makes 36 

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon milk


Prep: 30 minutes, cook: 14 to 18 minutes

  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius
  2. In a bowl, cream together butter and white sugar until smooth.
  3. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon almond extract and flour until dough comes together. Roll dough into 3cm balls, and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Make a small hole in the centre of each ball, using your thumb and finger, and fill the hole with preserves.
  5. Bake for 14 to 18 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Let cool for 1 minute on the baking sheet.
  6. In a medium bowl, mix together the icing sugar, 3/4 teaspoon almond extract, and milk until smooth. 
  7. Drizzle lightly over warm jam drops.


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  1. I have been making lots recently. Not with almond. My grandchildren love them. Oh! And my husband.

  2. Used to make these for hubby to take in his lunch when we were first married. Haven’t made or thought of them for years lol.

  3. They look yummy. They wouldn’t stay in the biscuit barrel for long though in my place. I wouldn’t be able to leave them alone.

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