Prep Time 2 Hr
Cook Time 30 Min
Servings 48 servings
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup ground hazelnuts
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Smucker’s® Natural Strawberry Fruit Spread
  • OR 1/4 cup Smucker’s® Natural Orange Marmalade Fruit Spread
  • OR 1/4 cup Smucker’s® Natural Red Raspberry Fruit Spread
  • Powdered sugar

Directions

  • Step 1

    BEAT sugar and shortening in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg, vanilla and lemon zest; beating until well blended. Combine flour, hazelnuts, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in medium bowl. Gradually add to shortening mixture. Beat on low until smooth. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces. Wrap each one with plastic wrap. Freeze 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Roll 1/4 of dough between 2 sheets of lightly floured wax paper to 1/8-inch thickness. Remove top sheet of wax paper. Cut with floured 2-inch round scalloped cutter. Cut centers out of half of the cookies with 3/4 to 1-inch cutter. Place 2-inches apart on baking sheet.

  • Step 3

    BAKE 6 to 7 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on baking sheet. Remove to cooling rack. Repeat with remaining dough. Spread about 1/2 teaspoon preserves on bottom side of each whole cookie. Sprinkle tops of center cut-out cookies with powdered sugar. Place on top of cookies with preserves.

  • Step 4

    If dough becomes too soft while cutting, place in freezer for 10 minutes.

Serving size
(1 cookie)

  • Calories 100
  • Calories from Fat45g
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 30mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 12g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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