Strawberry-Filled Butter Cookies

RatingDifficultyBeginner

Delicious melt-in-your-mouth treats with a sweet jam centre.

Strawberry-Filled Butter Cookies

Yields20 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time11 minsTotal Time26 mins

 ¾ cup butter, room temperature
 ¼ cup granulated sugar
 ¼ cup brown sugar
 1 egg
 1 tsp almond extract
 1 ¾ cups cups flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ cup strawberry jam (or other flavour as desired)
Glaze
  cup icing sugar
 3 tsp lemon juice (or other flavouring; water if plain)
Bakeware

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 190°C.

2

Beat butter and sugars on medium speed until well blended. Add egg and almond extract, beating until well combined. then slowly add flour and salt and mix until combined.

3

Form dough into 10 cm balls and place on baking sheet about 20 cm apart.

4

Press into the center of each cookie with your finger to make a well. Fill each well with about ½ tsp of jam.

5

Bake until golden brown on the bottom, about 9-11 minutes.

Glaze
6

While the cookies are baking, stir together the icing sugar and 2 tsp lemon juice (or other flavouring; use water if no flavouring). Add additional lemon juice to get a drizzling consistency if desired.

7

Remove cookies from the oven and drizzle with glaze. Drizzle with additional glaze after the cookies have cooled, if desired.

Ingredients

 ¾ cup butter, room temperature
 ¼ cup granulated sugar
 ¼ cup brown sugar
 1 egg
 1 tsp almond extract
 1 ¾ cups cups flour
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ cup strawberry jam (or other flavour as desired)
Glaze
  cup icing sugar
 3 tsp lemon juice (or other flavouring; water if plain)
Bakeware

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 190°C.

2

Beat butter and sugars on medium speed until well blended. Add egg and almond extract, beating until well combined. then slowly add flour and salt and mix until combined.

3

Form dough into 10 cm balls and place on baking sheet about 20 cm apart.

4

Press into the center of each cookie with your finger to make a well. Fill each well with about ½ tsp of jam.

5

Bake until golden brown on the bottom, about 9-11 minutes.

Glaze
6

While the cookies are baking, stir together the icing sugar and 2 tsp lemon juice (or other flavouring; use water if no flavouring). Add additional lemon juice to get a drizzling consistency if desired.

7

Remove cookies from the oven and drizzle with glaze. Drizzle with additional glaze after the cookies have cooled, if desired.

Strawberry-Filled Butter Cookies
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