Rolled Cookies Jam Shortbread Cookies

posted by SusanCa 12-20-101 2:27 PM

Jam Shortbread Cookies

1 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 egg yolks
3 T milk
2 t vanilla
2 2/3 cups sifted all purpose flour
2 t cream of tartar
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 cup raspberry preserves

Cream shortening and sugars; beat in yolks, milk, vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients; add to creamed
mixture. Chill 1 hr.

On well-floured surface, roll 1/2 of the dough at a time to 1/8 inch thick; cut with 2 in. cutter; cut small hole in center of half. Place 1/2 t preserves on each plain cookie; top with cut out one; seal edges. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

Makes 42.

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