Thursday, August 25, 2016

plum jam cookies


  • Servings: 4
  • 8 ounces butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup plum preserves


  • preheat oven to 375 degrees f( 190 degrees c).
  • in a large bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar. beat in the egg and water. sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the butter mixture until well blended.
  • on a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. cut with a 2 inch round cookie cutter. put half of the cookies a cookie sheet and spread 1/2 of a teaspoon of plum jam in the center of each one. with a thimble, or small cookie cutter , cut the center out of the remaining cookies. place these on top of the jam topped cookies to make sandwiches. press together. bake cookies for 10 minutes then remove to a rack to cool.

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