TeaTime Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Hi Everybody,

A few evenings ago it was raining and stormy outside, making it a rather dreary evening inside as well, so i decided to try making these lovely little cookies to cheer me up and to my delight, they came out splendidly! I hope you all enjoy this recipe! 🙂

Ingredients:

  • 1-½ cup Butter, Room Temperature
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1  Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • 3-Âź cups Flour
  • ž cups Jam (any Kind)

Preparation Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 350ÂşF.

Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg, then vanilla and salt, mixing well. With the mixer on low speed, slowly add the flour and mix until it just comes together.

Roll the dough into small balls(which may be a little difficult) then place on a lined baking sheet a few inches apart (cookies will spread). If the dough is hard to work with, refrigerate it for 30 minutes.

Using the back of a utensil, or your thumb, create a hollow in each cookie for the jam. Fill with jam. (but don’t over-do it! this is a less-is-more type of thing)

Bake for 18 to 20 minutes; the edges will be set, but the cookies should not be browned at all, and will not look done. Let the cookies cool for 1 minute on the sheet before moving them to a cooling rack.

If desired, fill with more jam and enjoy your cookies with a nice glass of milk or sweet cup of tea.

Bon Appètit!

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Nana’s Zucchini Bread

Out of all my other recipes for this bread, for some reason whenever i make this particular zucchini bread recipe, the whole world just comes knocking on my door asking for it! – guess that’s a good sign though! 😉 – So anyways, I’ve decided to share it with you today with high hopes of your enjoyment and love for it!  🙂

Ingredients:

  • 3 Eggs (beat until thick and frothy)
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable Oil
  • 1 drop Vanilla

Mix all above ^ ingredients together in a large bowl. – Next gently  Stir In:

  • 2 cups grated Zucchini
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking Powder
  • Walnuts (optional)

Once everything is mixed, pour into your already sprayed/greased baking pans (you can make muffins out of this recipe if you want…just make sure to use cooking spray so they don’t stick!)   Bake in  a 350 degrees oven for an hour.

Happy Baking and Bon AppĂŠtit!