Swedish Jam Cookies

Swedish Jam Cookies

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"For those who make their own preserves or jellies, this is a real opportunity to show them off. This recipe has been handed down four generations, and is a real favorite."
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servings 306 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 306 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.6 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.1g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

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. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the corn syrup and egg yolk. Gradually stir in the flour until fully incorporated. Cover and chill for at least 1/2 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, dip them in the egg white, then roll them in the nuts. Place cookies on the prepared cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Using your finger, make an indention in the center of each cookie.
  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. Fill each indention with a small amount of jam while cookies are still warm. Allow cookies to cool on the baking sheets.



While these tasted good, they spread everywhere for me. I added jam before baking on most of them, the ones I indented and baked without had no indentation left once baked. Maybe they needed mor...

These are excellent. I made a batch for my choir and they were devoured within minutes. The recipe made about two dozen. There was no opportunity for the jam to fall out because the cookies neve...

these didn't come out like I thought they would. maybe I did something wrong

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