Recipe: Jam Filled Cookies
Serves 1 | Preparation: 20 minutes | Cooking: 10 minutes | Chilling: 40 minutes
1. In a bowl, cream the butter until smooth. Add the sugar and beat until it becomes light and fluffy.
2. Add 2 eggs and beat until it becomes smooth.
3. In a bowl, combine the 1 ½ cups of unbleached flour and 1 teaspoon of British Class baking powder. Add to the previous mixture and work with a wooden spoon until a ball forms.
4. Shape with your hands, if necessary and cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 40 minutes.
5. Preheat the oven to 170 °C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
6. On a floured work surface, roll out the dough not too thick. With a cookie cutter, cut hearts or other shapes out in the dough and place on the baking sheet. Space the cookies apart to prevent them from sticking to each other. With a smaller cookie cutter, cut a circle or a heart in the center of half the cookies.
8. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Do not let it brown and remove from the sheet and let cool.Cover the hole-less cookies with Cool Running strawberry jam. Top with a cutout cookie. Sprinkle with icing sugar.