Jam/Jelly Filled Butter Cookies

Recipe by less2saw
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 24-36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • IF USING SELF-RISING FLOUR REDUCE THE BAKING SODA TO 1/4 TEASPOON AND OMIT THE SALT.
  • Beat together the shortening and butter.
  • Beat in sugars well, then beat in the egg.
  • Add the dry ingredients, and mix well.
  • Shape the dough into two rolls 1 1/4" in diameter, sealing well in waxed paper.
  • Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Slice dough into 1/8" thick disks.
  • Put 1/2 teaspoon of jam/jelly on half the slices, keep it in the center of the disk.
  • Top each disk with another slice and bake. You can sprinkle these with sugar for a crunchier cookie (optional).
  • Bake for 8 - 10 minutes.
  • Store in an air tight container once the cookies have cooled.
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