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Granny's Filled Cookies

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

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

servings 196
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 196 calories; 11.1 21.8 2.5 31 87 Full nutrition

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I was wary of being the first to try this recipe, but I figured I'd take the chance. My problem was that I wasn't sure what these were supposed to look like in the end. I ended up rolling thes...

Most helpful critical review

These were a pain in the butt to make. The dough was sort of difficult to work with and the filling all bubbled out. but, they did taste alright.

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I was wary of being the first to try this recipe, but I figured I'd take the chance. My problem was that I wasn't sure what these were supposed to look like in the end. I ended up rolling thes...

We make these cookies every year, at least 10 batches of them. You have to chill the dough, or you will not be able to work with it. Then we make them in the thumbprint style. This is a great re...

I make a cookie almost exactly like this. The dough is much, much easier to work with if you chill it for an hour or more in the fridge after mixing. Roll it out with a rolling pin on a floure...

Trust me, if you refrigerate the dough overnight the dough is much easier to work with. My hungarian grandmother made these cookies! Very good!

These were a pain in the butt to make. The dough was sort of difficult to work with and the filling all bubbled out. but, they did taste alright.

I wish there was a way to get more filling into these cookies. It's such a small amount of jam, that when the cookies puff during baking, there isn't much filling in comparison. I refrigerated t...

Love it! After reading the reviews, I rolled out the dough used a cookie cutter and crimped it shut so the preserve does not seep out. It worked beautifully. These cookies are delicious.

The cookie was dry and impossible to properly fill. No good.