Place butter and sugars into a small/medium mixing bowl, mix until well combined. Add egg and vanilla, mixing until combined. Slowly stir in flour, pudding mix, salt, baking soda, almonds and candy melts. Mix until dough forms. Scoop onto prepared baking sheet, press evenly into a round shape. Top evenly with jam then bake for about 15 minutes, until golden and baked through. Remove and let cool.