Holly Berry Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 2 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 cup white sugar
<br>- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
<br>- ¾ teaspoon baking powder
<br>- ¼ teaspoon salt
<br>- ½ cup butter, chilled
<br>- 1  egg
<br>- ¼ cup milk
<br>- ⅔ cup seedless raspberry jam
<br>- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
<br>- 2 tablespoons milk
<br>- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- ¼ cup cinnamon red hot candies
<br>- 4 drops green food coloring
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a large bowl combine the flour, white sugar, ground cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl beat the egg and 1/4 cup of milk. Add this to the crumb mixture until the dough is moistened. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
<br>step 2: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
<br>step 3: On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thick. Cut with a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
<br>step 4: Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Once cool spread jam on half of the cookies then top each with another cookie.
<br>step 5: To Make Glaze: Combine the confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and vanilla until smooth. Spread glaze over the cookie and decorate with red cinnamon candy before the glaze is set. Let dry. Using a small new paintbrush and green food coloring, paint holly leaves on cookies.
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Ingredients
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¾ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup butter, chilled
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup milk
- ⅔ cup seedless raspberry jam
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 tablespoons milk
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ cup cinnamon red hot candies
- 4 drops green food coloring

Directions
step 1: In a large bowl combine the flour, white sugar, ground cinnamon, baking powder and salt. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl beat the egg and 1/4 cup of milk. Add this to the crumb mixture until the dough is moistened. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
step 2: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
step 3: On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thick. Cut with a 2 inch round cookie cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
step 4: Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Once cool spread jam on half of the cookies then top each with another cookie.
step 5: To Make Glaze: Combine the confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons milk and vanilla until smooth. Spread glaze over the cookie and decorate with red cinnamon candy before the glaze is set. Let dry. Using a small new paintbrush and green food coloring, paint holly leaves on cookies.

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