||Beat butter, sugar, and orange extract. Gradually add flour and mix well. Form dough into a rectangle. Wrap dough and chill at least 2 hours.
On baking sheet, roll out half of the dough 1/4-inch thick. Chill for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°. Cut out dough for the bottoms of the cookies. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
Roll out the other half of the dough on a baking sheet. Chill for 30 minutes.
Cut out dough for the tops of the cookies, using a Linzer cutter. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
When cookies have cooled, dust tops with confectioners’ sugar. Spread about 2 teaspoons of jam on each cookie bottom. Place tops on top of jam.
Makes 10-12 cookies.
*Substitute lemon extract, vanilla extract, or most any flavoring.
**I like raspberry, but use whatever flavor you like!