I wanted a cookie that was super simple, super delicious and looked great to boot, so I came up with these handy little cutout cookies. They use a sugar cookie dough and jam filling that lends a sweetness making it unnecessary to ice them. That means these can go from bowl to plate and be ready to serve in less than half an hour if you move fast!
These tasty jam cutout cookies are so good that I’ve already had to make two batches, the first ones were gone before I could plate them to take to friends!
Jam Cutout Cookies
makes 3 dozen
4 c. flour
1.5 c. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 c. butter, melted
2 tsp. vanilla extract
about 1/2 c. jam of your choice
Preheat oven to 350°.
Cream sugar and eggs together with vanilla. Pour in butter while stirring.
Beat in flour and baking powder. Roll out on a floured surface to 1/4″ thickness.
Cut out your cookies. They can be round, heart, star shaped, etc. I used a bento cutter to cut the small star out of all the tops.
Place the plain cookie bottoms on the greased baking sheet. Dollop about one tsp. of jam in the middle.
Then moisten one side of the cutout tops with a finger dipped in water and place on top. Sprinkle with sugar to finish.
Bake for 12-15 min. Serve.Print or share this recipe using the icons above!