Here is another cookie recipe from the "1001 Cookie Recipes" Cookbook. My youngest son really likes these and I usually have to make at least two batches, one for him and one for the rest of the family.
about 1/2 cup jelly (I usually use homemade grape jelly) or jam (I usually use homemade grape jelly)
Serving Size: 1 (694) g
Servings Per Recipe:
AMT. PER SERVING% DAILY VALUE
Calories from Fat 958 g56 %
Total Fat 106.5 g163 %
Saturated Fat 30.6 g152 %
Cholesterol 105.8 mg
Sodium 38.3 mg
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16 %
Sugars 50.9 g203 %
Protein 19.3 g
Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
In a large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening and sugar. Beat in the egg. Beat in the vanilla extract and lemon juice. Gradually blend the flour.
Pinch off walnut-size pieces of the dough and rool into balls. Place 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheets. Press your finger into the center of each cookie to make an indention. Fill each cookie with a little jelly.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly colored. Cool on wire rack.