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Shortbread Jamwiches

"These tiny cookies can be filled with your favorite Smucker's jam or jelly. The dough is a rich, buttery shortbread. This recipe makes a lot of cookies so there will be plenty on hand for the holidays."
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servings 47 cals
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Original recipe yields 84 servings (84 sandwich cookies)


  • Calories:
  • 47 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.4g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 16 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Sift flour; set aside.
  3. Beat butter with electric mixer on medium-high speed until creamy, about 5 minutes. Gradually add sugar and continue beating on high speed until very light and fluffy; the mixture should be almost white in color. Beat in vanilla.
  4. Beat in flour mixture in three additions, mixing until dough has come together, scraping down bowl once or twice.
  5. Roll out on floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut out cookies using 1 1/4-inch fluted-edge round cookie cutter (or cookie cutter of your choice). Transfer to prepared cookie sheet spacing cookies1-inch apart and refrigerate for 1 hour or overnight, if desired.
  6. Bake about 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges are just turning very light golden brown, but the tops of the cookies should remain as white as possible. Slide parchment onto cooling racks to cool cookies completely. (Cookies may be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks).
  7. Spread a bit of jam or jelly (about 1/4 teaspoon) on the bottom of a cookie and sandwich with another cookie.

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Not too difficult to make the dough, but these taste terrible and are insanely delicate which makes it hard to put the jam on and not worth it when you do. I even doubled the vanilla and they we...

way to crumbly you cant even roll it cause it wont stick together

SLOPPY RECIPE!. there was a MISSED STEP! when you make shortbread, you must refridgerate the dough before rolling, or it simply won't roll out well. further, 1/8'' is unreasonable for shortbre...

This recipe was great! The shortbread was super delicate tasting but held together well. I'll definitely use this one again. Used two types of jam (strawberry and orange marmalade - its all I...