Blackberry Jam Sandwiches with Lemon Icing

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    sandwich cookies
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

The success of these cookies mostly depends on the quality of the preserves you use. If the blackberry preserves you buy contain seeds, take the time to strain them out after you have heated the preserves. Blueberry preserves are also an excellent alternative choice for these cookies.


Cookie Dough

  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup


  1. For the dough, combine the butter, sugar, and vanilla and lemon extracts in the bowl of an electric mixer. Beat with the paddle on medium speed until soft and light, about 3 minutes. Beat in the, yolks, one at a time, beating smooth after each. Decrease the speed to low and beat in the flour just until blended.
  2. Remove the bowl from the mixer and use a large rub