Raspberry Pochettes

Every year at Christmas I always add a new cookie, and then take away one that’s not as popular as some I make.  This year I’ve added the Raspberry Pochette.  This is a cookie that’s like a mini pie, just enough to fill your mouth with a soft pastry filled with raspberry jam and sprinkled … 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