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Ingredients:

One pound (4 sticks) butter (softened)

One cup sugar

Four and a half cups flour (sifted)

One large jar seedless raspberry jam

Three cups confectioner’s sugar

One half cup milk (can use some sherry)

One jar maraschino cherries (halved)

Wax Paper

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth.
  3. Gradually stir in the flour until well blended.
  4. On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thickness.
  5. Cut into rounds using a cookie cutter.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven.
  7. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Sandwich one teaspoon of jam between two cookies.
  9. Repeat with remaining cookies.
  10. In a medium bowl, gradually stir the milk into the confectioners’ sugar until the icing is of a spreadable consistency.
  11. Spread on top of the sandwiched cookies.
  12. Top each cookie with half of a cherry while the icing is still wet.