Jam Cookies

These cookies are insanely good because they are not too sweet. The combination of the jam with the shortbread-like cookie is to die for. This cookie is a Hungarian recipe.

Jam Cookies
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I can't take credit for this recipe but I can attest to how good it is!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Hungarian
Serves: 12
  • 1 lb. butter
  • 8 oz low fat cream cheese
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ cups jam or preserves
  1. With a stand mixer, mix the butter and cream cheese until blended.
  2. Slowly add the flour one cup at a time.
  3. Preheat the oven to 375°.
  4. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on a rolling surface and roll out the dough to ¼" thickness.
  5. Cut the dough into 2" circles. Place one circle on a greased cookie sheet.
  6. Place a teaspoon of jam in the center and cover with a second circle of dough. Continue until you have used all the dough.

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Eliza Alys Young, aka CreativEliza, is a free spirit, world traveler, creative expert, and part of multicultural family… Eliza shares her time between the US, Dominican Republic and beyond. When she is not caring for her high-energy kids, writing her poetry or for her blog, creating art or cooking up a storm, she is designing for her own company, Design Intense.

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