Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Expecting visitor? surprise them with some home cooked cookies. These won't last long, use any jam of your choice!


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in egg.
  3. Add sifted flour to butter mix with vanilla.
  4. Mix to a smooth dough.
  5. Spoon teaspoon onto trays leaving room for spreading.
  6. Press a depression in each cookie and fill with a teaspoon jam.
  7. Bake 180 C (350 F) 15 - 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and cool on trays before moving to rack.
Most Helpful

5 5

So great and the kids love making them too - great for lunch boxes. Change the flavour by changing the jam.

5 5

Just like nanna use to make. Yum

4 5

I like this recipe, it is better suited to aussies as far as ingredients and anyone who likes traditional jam drops will enjoy these cookies thanks for the recipe :)