Austrian Jam Cookies

Austrian Jam Cookies This recipe belonged to my mother. It is one the many cookies from her Christmas cookie collection.


Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 36

    YIELD : 3 dozen

  • In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the vanilla and egg yolk; mix until fluffy. Stir in the flour, and refrigerate dough for 2 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F ( 150 degrees C ). Grease cookie sheets.

  • Measure out the dough by teaspoonfuls, and roll into balls. Dip the balls into chopped almonds and set on the prepared cookie sheet 1 inch apart. With a finger, make an indention in each cookie, fill the indention up with jam using a teaspoon or a pastry bag. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, cookies should be golden brown. Remove from pan after baking to cool on a wire rack.

Per Serving: 88 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 13.3g; fat 3.6g; cholesterol 12.5mg; sodium 18.5mg.