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Jam Sandwich Sugar Cookies

A fancy party cookie using a spin on a traditional sugar cookie recipe.
Prep Time1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • dash of salt
  • raspberry jam
  • powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Mix well margarine, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  • Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Chill dough at least one hour.
  • Roll out dough on floured surface and cut out with cookie cutters.
  • Cut out an equal number of bottoms and tops with a heart or other shape cut out.
  • Bake on greased cookie sheet at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar on the top cookies with the cutout shape.
  • Frost the bottom cookie with jam and top with a cutout top cookie.
  • Allow to set up for a few minutes before serving.