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Dec 8, 2011

Jewel Box Cookies | Country Cooking Recipes

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Ingredients:

 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour
• 1/3 cup sugar
• 1/2 cup butter, softened
• 1 large egg yolk, beaten
• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1/4 cup your favorite jam or preserves





Directions:

1 COMBINE flour and sugar in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until coarse crumbs form. Add beaten egg yolk and vanilla. Mix until dough holds together. 
2 SHAPE into small balls using half teaspoonfuls. Place 1-inch apart on cookie sheet. Make small indentation in center of each cookie. Chill 20 minutes.
3 HEAT oven to 350°F. Fill each cookie with scant 1/4 teaspoon jam, jelly or preserves.
Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until just golden around the edges.
TIP For added sparkle, unbaked cookies may be rolled in coarse bakery sugar crystals before being placed on cookie sheet to chill. 



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Homemade Cookie Mix | Country Cooking Recipes

8 Cups Pillsbury All-Purpose flour
4 Cups Sugar
4 Teaspoons baking powder
3 Teaspoons salt
2 2/3 Sticks Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegtable Shortening

Directions

To create your base mix, combine
flour
sugar
baking powder
salt
in a large bowl.  Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add remaining ingredients
Store in airtight container in freezer for up to six months.


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