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Jam Filled Cookies

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Buttermilk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In large bowl cream sugars and shortening.
Add eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla; beat well.
Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and 1 teaspoon salt; stir into creamed mixture.
Cover and chill.
On lightly floured surface roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with cookie cutter into 1 1/2-inch rounds.
Place 1 teaspoon jam on each of half of the rounds; top with remaining rounds.
Lightly seal edges with fork.
With knife cut crisscross slits in tops of cookies.
Bake at 350° till golden, 10 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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