Raspberry Stars Recipe

Raspberry Stars, delicious cookies filled with raspberry jam, make a perfect treat. Learn how to make/prepare Raspberry Stars by following this easy recipe.
Raspberry Stars Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 7 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 24
Calories Per Serving 223
  • 1 cup Butter (softened)
  • 1 cup White Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 cups All-purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar Raspberry Preserves
  • 2 cups Confectioners' Sugar
  • 2 tsp Almond Extract
How to make Raspberry Stars:
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Grease cookie sheets.
  • Combine butter and white sugar in a large bowl and cream until smooth.
  • Add in the egg and beat well.
  • Mix all-purpose flour and salt together and stir in the egg mixture, to form stiff dough.
  • Lightly flour a flat surface and roll half the dough to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut the dough into star shapes.
  • Place the cookies onto the greased cookie sheet, 1-inch apart from each other.
  • Place a teaspoon of raspberry jam on each cookie and spread towards the points of the stars.
  • Roll out the remaining half dough and cut out stars of the same size.
  • Cut holes in the center of each star and place them onto the prepared jam stars.
  • Bake in the oven for 7 to 10 minutes, until the cookies turn golden around the edges.
  • Remove the cookies from the cookie sheets and place them on wire racks to cool.
  • Combine confectioners' sugar and almond extract together in a small bowl.
  • Stir well to form a glaze. Add water if the mixture if too thick to drizzle.
  • Drizzle the prepared glaze over the cooled cookies.