Strawberry Jam Sandwich Cookies

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Preparation info

  • Makes about

    3 dozen

    cookies
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Art of Preserving

The Art of Preserving

By Lisa Atwood, Rebecca Courchesne and Rick Field

Published 2012

  • About

Here, delicate, butter-rich cookies sandwich strawberry jam for a teatime treat. For an even prettier presentation, use a second, smaller cookie cutter to cut a window in the top of each cookie before baking to allow the colorful jam to show. You can use any flavor of fruit jam.

Ingredients

  • cups (11½ oz/360 g) all-purpose (plain) flour
  • ¼

Method

In a bowl, sift together the flour, cornstarch, and salt. In another bowl, using an electric mixer on high speed, beat the butter and zest until light. Add the granulated sugar and beat until completely incorporated. Add the whole egg and egg yolk and beat until light and fluffy. Reduce the speed to low, add the flour mixture, and beat until just incorporated. Gather the dough into a ball and d