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Apple Cider Buttons recipe

Apple Cider Buttons.

These festive mini sandwich cookies arenot only pop-in-your-mouth good, they’re ‘cute as a button’!

Recipe: Apple Cider Buttons

Cookies:
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon lemon zest, optional
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Filling:
1/2 cup prepared apple cider jelly*Decorative sugar, for garnish

  • In medium bowl, cream butter and sugarwith electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add vanilla extractand lemon zest.
  • In separate bowl, whisk together flourand salt; gradually add to butter mixture. Cover dough; chillat least 2 hours, or until firm.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls and place1 inch apart on parchment-lined baking sheets. Lightly flattenhalf the balls with bottom of a juice glass to create “bottom”layer of button. Sprinkle rounded button tops with decorativesugar.
  • Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes, until lightlybrown on bottom edges. Remove cookies to wire rack; cool completely.
  • Once cooled, spread bottom cookies with1/4 teaspoon apple cider jelly; place cookie top on jelly.
  • Store unfilled cookies in airtight container,in refrigerator, for up to 1 week, and filled cookies for upto 3 days. Bring cookies to room temperature before serving.

    Makes 3 dozen mini sandwich cookies.

    *Apple cider jelly is available from manyonline gourmet retailers, or make your own (see recipe below).Apple jelly or another fruit preserve may be substituted.

    Recipe for Homemade Apple Cider Jelly:Combine 6 cups fresh apple cider, 4 cups granulated sugar and1 (1 3/4-ounce) package Sure-Jell dry pectin in saucepan overmedium-high heat. Bring mixture to boil; stirring constantly.Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes, stirring intermittently. Removefrom heat; skim off any foam; pour into clean sterilized jars.Refrigerate to set (or process according to canning instructions).

    Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.

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