Jelly Jewel Cookies

Jelly Jewel Cookies Recipe

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virginia duncan

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@duncan2929

These are easy and so colorful. The kids love to pick out their favorite jelly to put in the middle. A good holiday or rainy day project.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
plus 2 tbsps. of all purpose flour
1/3 c
sugar
1/2 c
softened butter
1
egg yoke, beaten
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
of your favorite jam or preserves

Step-By-Step

1Combine flour and sugar in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until coarse crumbs form. Add beaten egg yolk and vanilla. Mix until dough holds together.
2Shape into small balls using half teaspoonfuls. Place 1-inch apart on cookie sheet. Make small indentation in center of each. Chill 20 minutes.
3Heat oven to 350. Fill each cookie with scant 1/4 teaspoon jam, jelly or preserves. Bake 11-13 minutes, or until edges are just golden.

About Jelly Jewel Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids