Raspberry and Almond Shortbread Thumbprints Recipe

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Raspberry and Almond Shortbread Thumbprints
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  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and white sugar until smooth. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Mix in flour until dough comes together. Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls, and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Make a small hole in the center of each ball, using your thumb and finger, and fill the hole with preserves.
  3. Bake for 14 to 18 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Let cool 1 minute on the cookie sheet.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix together the confectioners' sugar, 3/4 teaspoon almond extract, and milk until smooth. Drizzle lightly over warm cookies.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1227.96 Kcal (5141 kJ)
Calories from fat 559.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 62.12g 96%
Cholesterol 162.72mg 54%
Sodium 13.61mg 1%
Potassium 111.31mg 2%
Total Carbs 158.04g 53%
Sugars 77.22g 309%
Dietary Fiber 3.29g 13%
Protein 9.14g 18%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 25%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 452.51 Kcal (1895 kJ)
Calories from fat 206.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.89g 96%
Cholesterol 59.96mg 54%
Sodium 5.01mg 1%
Potassium 41.02mg 2%
Total Carbs 58.24g 53%
Sugars 28.46g 309%
Dietary Fiber 1.21g 13%
Protein 3.37g 18%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 25%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 12.2mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 29.1
  • 34

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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