Apricot Sesame Cookies

This recipe is a favorite of mine to make for special occasions. The cookies freeze beautifully, so they can conveniently be made ahead of time. Substitute peach, strawberry or raspberry jam if you like.

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in extract. Combine the flour and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll into 1-in. balls, then roll in sesame seeds. Place 2 in. apart...


Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 7 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 6 tablespoons apricot jam

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