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jelly jewel cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
virginia duncan
decatur, AR

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.

(1 rating)
yield 6 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For jelly jewel cookies

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

How To Make jelly jewel cookies

  • 1
    Combine 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.
  • 2
    Shape into small balls using half teaspoonfuls. Place 1-inch apart on cookie sheet. Make small indentation in center of each. Chill 20 minutes.
  • 3
    Heat 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.

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