These glittering almond squares make a fantastic Christmas cookie on their own, but sandwiched with raspberry jam, they're even better.
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- 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened
- 2⁄3 cup (5 oz.) plus 1/4 cup sugar
- 4 cups (1 lb. 2 oz.) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
- 1 tsp. kosher salt
- 1 egg, beat with 1 tbsp water, for brushing
- 1⁄2 cup finely chopped almonds