Jelly-Centered Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Jelly-Centered Sugar Cookies
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  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup jelly (amount is approximate) or 1/2 cup jam (amount is approximate)


  1. Sift first three ingredients together.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy' add eggs, milk and lemon juice.
  3. Blend well and add flour mixture; mix until fully incorporated.
  4. Chill.
  5. Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease cookie sheets.
  6. Place half the dough on a well-floured board and roll to 1/8 thickness.
  7. Cut with a 2 round cookie cutter and place on prepared cookie sheet.
  8. Place a teaspoonful of jelly or jam in the center of each cookie.
  9. Roll remaining dough to the same thickness and cut with the same cookie cutter.
  10. Place a layer of dough over each jelly filled cookie and press the edges of the cookie with a fork to seal in the jelly.
  11. Sprinkle lightly with sugar and bake for about 15 minutes or until golden.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 273.54 Kcal (1145 kJ)
Calories from fat 106.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.84g 18%
Cholesterol 38.11mg 13%
Sodium 607.49mg 25%
Potassium 132.51mg 3%
Total Carbs 38.81g 13%
Sugars 11.92g 48%
Dietary Fiber 2.85g 11%
Protein 4.02g 8%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Calcium 109.6mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 385.92 Kcal (1616 kJ)
Calories from fat 150.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.71g 18%
Cholesterol 53.77mg 13%
Sodium 857.06mg 25%
Potassium 186.95mg 3%
Total Carbs 54.75g 13%
Sugars 16.82g 48%
Dietary Fiber 4.02g 11%
Protein 5.68g 8%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 2.5mg 10%
Calcium 154.7mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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