Jam Jam Cookies
Jam filled cookies, traditionally from Eastern Canada but popular around the world. Some know this as a Christmas cookie but it's good any time of year.
or shortening, softened
light corn syrup
or jelly, any kind, apricot works well
In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar. Beat in the eggs, corn syrup and lemon zest.
In another bowl sift or whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir together until combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Roll out the dough on a well floured surface fairly thin and cut out rounds with a cookie cutter.
Place on an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 375℉ (190℃) F for 8 minutes.
Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
Once the cookie are cool, place a teaspoon of your favorite jam or jelly onto the bottom of one of the cookies and top with another one.