These simple, but heavenly, almond butter cookies are traditional Puerto Rican Christmas cookies - they are as common and popular as chocolate chip cookies are in the States. They make wonderful Christmas fits that everyone will enjoy!
Recipe provided by McCormick®
"The topping for these yummy shortbread squares tastes like a chewy toffee bar," describes Darlene Markel, Mr. Hood, Oregon. "If you can't find the toffee bits, buy Heath candy bars and chop them in a food processor."
This rich, buttery shortbread is all dressed up with toasted nuts and dried cranberries. You’ll need just five ingredients and 10 minutes to whip up the dough and pop it in the oven. —Joyce Gemperlein, Rockville, Maryland
The traditional holiday flavor of gingerbread meets the buttery goodness of shortbread in this irresistible cookie. Pretty flecks of candied ginger make the treats a pretty addition to any cookie platter.
At Wendy Masters' Grand Valley, Ontario home, it just wouldn't' be Christmas if she didn't make her great-grandmother's shortbread. "Everyone looks forward to it," she says. "All I do differently is sprinkle colored sugar on mine."
When I was planning a menu for a luau party, I found this refreshing dessert in my mother's recipe collection. Sometimes I'll garnish each bar with a dab of whipped cream and a small slice of lime. —Mary Jane Jones, Williamstown, West Virginia
I cant begin to imagine how many dozens of these lucious cookies I have made over the years. The drizzled chocolate catches the eye of everyone who walks past the cookie tray...and prompts them to try one or two. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario