Jelly Filled Cookie Recipe

The jelly filled cookie recipe is delicious! A light buttery cookie with fruit surprise inside.


1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) salted butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup any fruit jelly or jam

Large bowl
Cookie sheets
Rolling pin
Plastic wrap
Cookie cutter 2-inch round, or drinking glass

Step 1: In a large bowl, cream butter on medium speed with an electric mixer.
Step 2: Add sugar and beat until smooth.
Step 3: Add egg yolks and vanilla extract, beat on medium speed until light and fluffy.
Step 4: Add the flour and beat until thoroughly combined.
Step 5: Roll dough into ball and then flatten into disk. Wrap dough tightly in plastic wrap, refrigerate for 1 hour.
Step 6: After dough has chilled, preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Step 7: Flour a work surface and rolling pin. Roll out dough flat to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut dough with cookie cutter or glass and place on ungreased cookie sheet, continuing to use scraps and reroll, and cut circles until dough is used.
Step 8: Drop 1/2 teaspoon of fruit jelly or jam in center of each cookie, then top with another cookie.
Step 9: Using tines of fork, seal edges of cookie.
Step 10: Bake for 15-17 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

Makes 24 cookies.