Yule Love These Sugar Plum Cookies

Total Time
20 mins
10 mins

A simple recipe using cookie dough and jam, yet eye-catching elegant at your buffet table. You will need a small 3/4" cookie cutter with a simple design. You can also make your own sugar cookies or slice the pre-made ones thicker, then roll them out with a rolling pin to make larger cookies. :)

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  • 453.59 g refrigerated sugar cookie dough (Pillsbury refrigerated log style)
  • 59.14 ml plum preserves
  • colored crystal sugar (green and or red)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F Slice cookies into 1/8 inch slices.
  2. To half the cookies, cut out centers using a small Christmas cookie cutter (or carefully use a sharp pointed knife to make a tree or simple design).
  3. To the other half, use a marble or small round item and indent a small well in the center, rolling almost to the edges with the marble.
  4. Place about 1/2 tsp of the plum preserves leaving the edges free of jam. Top with the cut out slices. Press edges to seal and sprinkle with the colored sugar crystals.
  5. Place onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake aprox 8-10 minutes.