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Jam Filled Butter Cookies Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 36
Author Bushrah @ Recipestable


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup fruit preserves any flavor



  • Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C.
  • Take a bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and egg yolks.
  • Stir in the flour a little bit at a time until a soft dough forms.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls or cut with a cookie cutter.
  • If dough is too soft, refrigerate for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Place balls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie tray.
  • Use your finger or an instrument of similar size to make a well in the center of each cookie.
  • Fill the hole with 1/2 teaspoon of preserves.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.
  • Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
  • Store in an airtight jar or container. Jam Filled Butter Cookies are ready to serve. ENJOY!


Serving Suggestions:
Serve with Tea.