Sara's Swedish Gem Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

From my Great Aunt Florence--these are a holiday favorite.


  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Add flour and egg yolks. Beat 1 minute.
  3. Chill.
  4. Shape into balls. Dip in egg whites and roll in chopped pecans.
  5. Flatten on a cookie sheet and press thumb in center of each cookie. Fill indentation with jam.
  6. Cook at 350 for 8-10 minutes.