Jeweled Cookie Slices
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1/3 cup butter, melted
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped candied pineapple or red and green candies cherries
2 tablespoons chopped blanched almonds
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
In a large bowl,cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in pineapple and almonds. Combine dry ingredients; add to butter mixture. Spread evenly into a foil-lined 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Invert dough onto a cutting board; remove foil. Cut into 1/4-in. slices; place on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350°for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.