Cookies with Blackberry Jelly

Servings: 15-20 pieces
Preparation time: 45 minutes
Active time: 20 minutes
Total time: 65 minutes

1/2 lb sweet butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg yolk

1/2 tsp salt

2 1/2 cups flour

4 egg whites

1 cup sugar

3/4 cups finely ground walnuts

1 tsp lemon extract

1 small jar blackberry jelly


Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F

Cream the butter and sugar; add egg yolk and salt.

Add flour gradually and beat.

Pat dough into thin layer in 12 x 12 inch pan.

Beat egg whites; add sugar until stands in stiff peaks.

Fold in ground nuts and flavoring.

Spread jelly over and swirl meringue on top.

Sprinkle with chopped nuts; bake for about 45 minutes.

When warm, cut in squares.

You may use quince jelly as well