Granny's Filled Cookies


My granny always made these filled cookies around Christmas. They are the easiest, best tasting cookies around. Be warned, they are addictive.

Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs 5 mins
Total Time:
8 hrs 20 mins
4 dozen


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 12 ounces fruit jam, any flavor


  1. Mix cream cheese and butter well in large bowl until well blended and creamy.

  2. Add in flour slowly, beating well after each addition. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and wrap well in cellophane. Store in fridge, 8 hours to overnight.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  4. Roll out dough balls flat and place a 1/2 teaspoon full of the jam in the center. Fold sides over and place on ungreased cookie sheet.

  5. Bake until brown and jam starts to bubble hard, 13 to 15 minutes. Cool for 3 minutes and place on cooling rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
11g Fat
22g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 15mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 41mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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