Italian Raspberry Sandwich Cookies
These Italian Raspberry Sandwich Cookies are a delicious and easy-to-make treat. The combination of raspberry jam and a buttery cookie is sure to please everyone. The cookies are light and fluffy, with a hint of almond extract that adds a unique flavor. Enjoy these cookies as a snack or dessert.
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons almond extract
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup raspberry jam
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add the eggs and almond extract and mix until combined.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
- Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Flatten the balls slightly with the palm of your hand.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden brown.
- Remove from the oven and let cool completely.
- Spread raspberry jam on the bottom of half of the cookies and top with the remaining cookies to make sandwiches.
Serving size: 1 cookie