Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 cup butter , softened

  2. 3 ounces cream cheese , softened

  3. 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  4. 1/4 cup strawberry jam or apricot jam / preserves

  5. 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Beat butter or margarine and cream cheese in mixer bowl until light and fluffy.

  2. Add flour gradually, beating well after each addition.

  3. Roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness on lightly floured surface.

  4. Cut into 2-inch circles.

  5. Spoon 1/4 teaspoon jam into center of each circle.

  6. Fold opposite edges together, slightly overlapping edges.

  7. Place 2 inches apart on greased or parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

  8. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12-15 minutes.

  9. Remove to wire rack to cool.

  10. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

  11. Recipe Makes 2 dozen Note: My Mother-in-law often tried to flip the open ends up a bit. I sometimes roll pieces of dough into a ball and press the bottom of a small juice glass into the centre. Then I fill the indentation with jam or preserves and it doesn't spill out.


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