by Kacy Oden and her mother Kathy Wood
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1 cup softened butter
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp. almond extract
- 2-3 tsp. water
1/2 cup lemon curd OR jam of choice
Mix sugar, butter, and almond extract until creamy. Add the flour and combine until well mixed. Shape dough into one inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet. Take thumb and make an indentation in the center of each cookie.
Fill each indentation with 1/2 tsp curd or jam. Bake at 350 for 14-18 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Once out of the oven, let rest of one minute before removing from cookie sheet.
In a small bowl combine powdered sugar and almond extract. Slowly pour in water until a thin glaze forms. Drizzle over warm cookies.