Jam Sandwich Cookies

Preparation info

  • Makes about


    • Difficulty


Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

These charming sandwich-like cookies that are filled with jam are from Vasto in Abruzzo. Marzia Buontempo, who taught me how to make them, cuts them out with a drinking glass, the traditional implement found at home, although I prefer a cookie cutter. Marzia once made 330 pounds of them for a wedding, working night and day over the course of a week, and then taking them to the town’s communal oven to bake after the bread had come