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split second cookies

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lynn Garrett
Carrollton, OH

This is from "Pillsbury Bake-off". I made these last several years for cookie swap & Christmas platter. Very light shortbread type cookie with your choice of preserves.

(1 rating)
yield 4 Dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For split second cookies

  • 2/3 c
    white granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    margarine or butter
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 c

How To Make split second cookies

  • 1
    Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper & set aside. Cream sugar, butter or margarine, vanilla, & egg until fluffy. Add flour & baking powder- mix well.
  • 2
    Divide dough into 4 equal parts. Shape each into 12" x 3/4" roll and place 2 each on lined cookie sheet. Indent center of each & fill with your favorite preserves.
  • 3
    Bake, 1 cookie sheet at a time, 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Cool slightly. Cut each log into 12 diagonal cookies.

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