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Jam Cookies

A soft shortbread cookies dough that melts in your mouth. These cookies are easy to make and taste amazing and with their jam centre they are hard to resist.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Keyword: Biscuits, Christmas cookies, Easy, Holidays, Jam, Thumb print
Servings: 15


  • 100 g butter salted
  • ¾ cup sugar white granulated
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup cornflour
  • 1/3 cup jam


  • Preheat your oven to 180 and line 2 baking trays
  • Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy about 2 minutes.
  • Add in your egg and vanilla and beat for a further minute.
  • Add in your flour, baking powder and cornflour, mix until your cookies dough comes to a ball.
  • Divide cookie dough in to 15 even balls and press your thumbprint into the centre of each one and fill with jam.
  • Bake until cookies are golden, about 15 minutes.


This recipe makes 15 large cookies, for a small cookie divide your dough in to 24 smaller balls.