Filled Butter Rings
|Soft butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted|
|Crab apple/Other jelly||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Cream butter and 1/4 cup sugar; add flour and salt and mix well.
Roll out to 1/8 -inch thickness and cut with floured 2-inch cutter.
Cut out centers of half of cookies with 1 1/4 inch cutter.
Arrange on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated hot oven (400°F.) for about 10 minutes.
Just before serving, spread whole cookies with jelly, piled higher at center.
Top with cookie rings.
Sprinkle confectioners' sugar around edges, if desired.