Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Red Wine Spice Cookies With Almonds And Red Currant Jelly

Total Time: 19 mins Preparation Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 14 mins


  • 17 1/2 ounces dry sugar cookie mix (i use the betty crocker mix)
  • 2 ounces slivered almonds
  • 1/4 teaspoon clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup red currant jelly


  • 1 1. preheat oven to 375 degrees f.
  • 2 2. in a mixing bowl, combine the sugar cookie mix, almond slivers, and spices.
  • 3 3. add the egg, red wine, and butter. mix well.
  • 4 4. if you would like more of a sugar cookie texture to your cookies, reduce the amount of butter and red wine. if you would like more a scone-like texture, add the full amount of wine and butter, then slowly mix in the flour 1/4 cup at a time. the final texture of the dough should be very sticky but not gooey. if you place a ball of it on the cookie sheet, it should hold its shape.
  • 5 5. place balls of dough at least 1 1/2 inches in diameter on a cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. bake in the oven for 12-14 minutes, until the bottom of the cookies are a light golden brown.
  • 6 6. remove cookies from the oven. use your thumb to make an indent in the middle of each cookie.
  • 7 7. transfer cookies to a cooling rack. spoon about 1 tsp of red currant jelly into the center of each cookie. enjoy!

No comments:

Post a Comment