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Simple Jam Cookies

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Split seconds is a vanilla dessert made with flour, eggs and sugar. Blended together it is rolled and shaped as rolls with depression in them, which are filled with jam or jelly. Baked, these dessert bars can be cut into slices and sprinkled with sugar.
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Soft butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Vanilla 2 Tablespoon
  Red jelly/Red jam 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a mixing bowl, sift together first 3 ingredients.
Blend in butter, egg, vanilla to form a dough.
Place on lightly floured pastry cloth or board.
Divide dough into four parts.
Shape each into a roll 13 inches long and 3/4 inches thick.
Place on ungreased baking sheets 4 inches apart and 2 inches from edge of sheet.
Make a depression 1/4 to 1/3 inches deep lengthwise down center of each with a knife handle.
Fill depressions with jelly.
Bake at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes until light golden brown.
While warm, cut diagonally into bars and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

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