Combine cookie mix, buttery flavor packet from mix, egg, water and almond extract
in large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. Drop half of dough by level measuring
teaspoonsful 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets (dough will spread while
Place almonds on wax paper. Drop other half of dough by level measuring teaspoonsful
onto nuts. Place almond side up 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
Bake both plain and almond cookies at 375 degrees F for 6 minutes until set but
Cool for 1 minute on cookie sheets. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.
Spread bottoms of plain cookies with jam; top with almond cookies, almond side
up. Press together to make sandwiches.