Rating: 4.5 stars
101 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 69
  • 4 star values: 24
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

Jam filled shortbread cookies have been a longtime favorite on Scottish and English tea tables. Now popular in Canada! Store in a covered tin.

Advertisement

Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Cream butter. Add sugar, creaming well. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture.

    Advertisement
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into 2 inch rounds, and place on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 minutes, or until very lightly browned at edges. Cool thoroughly.

  • Spread half of the cookies with jam, and top with remaining cookies.

  • Combine confectioners' sugar, almond extract, and enough hot water to make a thin icing. Frost tops of cookies. Top each with a small piece of candied cherry.

Nutrition Facts

266 calories; protein 2.8g; carbohydrates 45.7g; fat 8.3g; cholesterol 35.8mg; sodium 103.7mg. Full Nutrition
Advertisement