These are very close to something my grandma used to make in flavor. Hers was a roll out cookie with jam on the bottom them another cookie over top to squish the jam in between. Regardless...these are extremely easy to make, I made a double batch, no point in a single one around here. I used my big wooden spoon to poke a dent in the cookies and used homemade raspberry jam. I used buttered flavored crisco in place of butter due to a dayhome kid's allergies...they turned out nice and soft and didnt spread. These are a definate keeper for anytime of the year. Thanks a bunch Westivan.
So easy to make the family loved them. I made the imprint for the preserve with the cork from a wine bottle worked perfect. thank for the recipe.
This was a winner with the family! Very easy to make with the children too!
We love the softness of these cookies, and how homey they are. I used 100%-fruit jams in raspberry, apricot and blueberry. I think they need a bit of salt to bring out the flavor, so next time I'll try adding 1/2 tsp. Also, I made 30 cookies as suggested and they were very large - way too big in my opinion. Next time I make them I'll make 60 cute little cookies out of the batch. Thank you for sharing this recipe - it's really good!
I found this so easy to make, my husband and kids love them...when making the 'jam hole' I used the back of a teaspoon with a little flour on it and just pressed it onto the dough ball. Result: a perfect spot for jam without sticking to the biscuit
These were very nice, and sooo easy to make. I was worried the jelly might harden into a chewy disc (I've seen it happen in other cookies) but these stayed nice and tender throughout. Great way to use up jars of jellies.
Soft and tender! These were really buttery and delicious... they remind me of jam thumbprints which my mother makes on occasion. They're wonderful! I used marmalade and strawberry jam for these. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. It's a keeper!
Very nice, I used 2 different jellies. One was a pepper jelly and the other apricot, turned out very well and I will make these again as they were easy to put together. Thanks.
Great recipe westivan....I used blackberry jam to fill these. I think I used a little more than the teaspoon to put on the tray, and they spread a little more than I expected, but still tasted very, very nice. I also used a little coconut in the mix. The taste was great and the recipe very easy to follow. My nanna used to make these (I couldnt read her recipe has it had faded over the years!!) and I finally found the recipe.... Yes THIS IS IT?!!! Thanks for bringing back the memories !!! Great recipe and will be making again for the next generation,who loved these!!!
These were really good, after they were made there was one left. I thought they had just enough sweetness to them and did remind me of a sweet biscuit. I used a blackberry jelly on them and plan to make them again since we enjoyed them so much. I also made these for ZWT 3.