10 Servings very elegant and rich
1 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
3 egg yolks
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour sifted
1 teaspoon salt
Have the butter and egg yolks at room temperature.
Combine butter and sugar.
Beat egg yolks and mix with butter mixture.
Add 2 1/2 to 2 5/8 cups flour sifted with salt.
Roll dough into small balls.
Flatten with thumb in center.
Bake at 325° for about 20 minutes or until just starting to brown.
While hot, place a dab of red jelly in the center of each cookie.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with 1 unblanched slivered almond.