Monkey Bread with Sugar Glaze

 When I’m watching my weight, this is where I have no will power, especially when it comes to doughnuts and pastries!  I’m the same way when it comes to cinnamon and sugar, especially when there is yeast involved!  Then there’s the smell in the kitchen, warm cinnamon and brown sugar coming from the oven and moving … Continue reading

Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprints

Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprints         Cookies:   2/3 cup sugar 1 cup butter (softened) 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup raspberry preserves or jam   Glaze:   1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract 2 to 3 teaspoons water   Heat oven to 350   In … Continue reading