Jam Heart Biscuits

jam sandwich cookie

Same recipe but two different finishes. Roll and cut these out to make heart jam sandwich biscuits which are great for Valentine’s or wedding and baby gifts. You can also roll the dough into balls and use your thumb to make an indent. Fill the indent with jam and bake.

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jam sandwich cookie

Jam Hearts & Thumbs

Same recipe but two different finishes. Roll and cut these out to make heart jam sandwich biscuits which are great for Valentine's or wedding and baby gifts. You can also roll the dough into balls and use your thumb to make an indent. Fill the indent with jam and bake.
CourseDessert & Bakery
CuisineAmerican
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time4 hours 25 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 125 grams butter
  • 200 grams caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 300 grams plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 jar jam your choice but seedless raspberry is brilliant

Instructions

Make The Dough

  • Cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Mix in egg and vanilla extract.
  • Sift together salt, baking powder and flour. Stir into the wet mixture.
  • Chill dough for a minimum of 4 hours, preferably overnight.

Sandwich Hearts

  • Roll out the chilled dough on a floured surface.
  • Cut out two circles with cookie cutters.
  • Cut a heart in the centre of one of the circles.
  • Bake at 180 C on cookie sheet until golden.
  • Let cool on a wire rack.
  • Sandwich cookies together with jam of your choice.

Thumbprints

  • Roll chilled dough into balls about 1 inch in diameter.
  • Place the dough balls on a cookie sheet lined with parchment.
  • Using your thumb, put a dent in each ball.
  • Using a teaspoon, drop a bit of jam in each dough dent.
  • Bake at 180 C until golden.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
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