Jelly Cookies

Jelly Cookies


"Jam filled wells sprinkled with confectioners' sugar."


{{adjustedServings}} servings 224 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 224 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.2g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
  2. Cream the butter with the white sugar and brown sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  3. Mix the flour and baking powder together. Stir in the flour mixture into the butter mixture and combine.
  4. Form dough into 1 inch balls and place on the prepared baking sheet. Make an indentation in each cookie and fill with jam. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
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  1. 124 Ratings


I've made these several times. I turn them into peanut butter and jelly cookies by subbing half of the butter for peanut butter and I use blackberry or boysenberry jelly. They are the best!

What a great cookie, and so easy. I flattened them with a glass dipped in sugar then made the smaller indentation for the jelly in the center.When they were cooled and sprinkled with powdered su...

Got it right the second time. Preserves worked better than jelly-the jelly was too thin and ran out of center. And parchment paper, not greased, worked better for us than a greased cookie sheet....