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Jam Jam Cookies

 
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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.

Yield

50

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

40

min

Ready

90

min

 

Ingredients

177 ml butter
or shortening, softened
118 ml brown sugar
*
118 ml light corn syrup
or agave
2 large eggs
15 ml lemon zest
710 ml all-purpose flour
5 ml baking powder
5 ml baking soda
355 ml fruit jam
or jelly, any kind, apricot works well
*

Directions

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.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

, Canada
 almost 3 years ago

I love these cookies

Rumsey, Canada
 almost 2 years ago

Would these freeze well?

Yes, they freeze well. Happy baking :)

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 almost 2 years ago
, Canada
 almost 2 years ago

Do these get soggy after you freeze them?

Stoney Creek, Canada
 10 months ago

Love to make this cookies make them every christmas you can freeze them

Lake Mary, United States
 6 months ago

I don't have corn syrup. Is there anything else I could use in place of it?

Markham, Canada
 3 months ago

Honey, maple syrup or 1 cup of fine sugar mixed with 1/4 hot water all work well.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 17g (0.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 6443% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 36mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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