Jewel Box Cookies
Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 12 Min
- 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup Sugar
- 1/2 cup Butter softened
- 1 large egg yolk beaten
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup Smucker's® Strawberry Preserves or your favorite Smucker's jam or preserves
- Step 1
COMBINE flour and sugar in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until coarse crumbs form. Add egg yolk and vanilla. Mix until dough holds together.
- Step 2
For added sparkle, unbaked cookies may be rolled in coarse bakery sugar crystals before being placed on cookie sheet to chill.
- Step 3
SHAPE into small balls using half teaspoonfuls. Place 1-inch apart on baking sheet. Make small indentation in center of each cookie. Chill 20 minutes.
- Step 4
HEAT oven to 350°F. Fill each cookie with scant 1/4 teaspoon preserves or jam. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until just golden around the edges.