Split Second Cookies

Split Second Cookies Recipe

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Lynn Garrett


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.


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15 Min
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  • 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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About Split Second Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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