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Jam Filled Butter Cookies | Magnolia Days

Jam Filled Butter Cookies

Jam Filled Butter Cookies are a really tasty treat. You can make them with your favorite flavor of jam or preserves or a variety to please a crowd.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 dozen
Author Renee

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Jam or preserves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or non-stick liner.
  2. Whisk together flour and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
  4. Add vanilla and almond extracts and beat to combine.
  5. Add flour and mix until combined (dough will look crumbly).
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place balls on baking sheets.
  7. Flatten cookies slightly and indent centers. Fill centers with jam or preserves.
  8. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned.
  9. Cool cookies on baking sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Jam Filled Butter Cookies are a really tasty treat. You can make them with your favorite flavor of jam or preserves or a variety to please a crowd.