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Karen’s Canadian Christmas Wreath Cookies

Yields1 ServingPrep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr

You can't get much more Christmas traditional than my friend Karen. Do what she does and make her Christmas wreath cookies! These cookies are easy to make and the walnuts make them spectacular! So bring a little Canada into your Christmas, or anytime of the year!

 1 Stick Butter (1/2 Cup), Softened
 1 Egg, Separated
 0.25 tsp Almond Extract
 0.25 tsp Vanilla Extract
 0.33 cup Granulated Sugar
 0.50 tsp Salt
 1 cup Flour
 0.75 cup Walnuts, chopped
 0.50 cup Raspberry Jam

Beat butter until creamy.


Add vanilla extract, almond extract, sugar, and egg yolk. Beat together until smooth.


Mix salt into flour, stir flour/salt mix into butter mix.


Using a kitchen teaspoon, measure and form into balls. Dip into egg white and roll in chopped walnuts.


Place on cookie sheet and press centre. (Karen's spelling)


Bake at 300 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove and add cold jam while cookies are still warm.