Yippee!  It’s the weekend so I decided to treat my guys to a little something sweet.  A couple of weeks ago I made homemade strawberry jam and still had a little in the fridge.  I started thinking of all the different ways I could use it and settled on cookies.  Most of us think of jam cookies around Christmas time, but they are so stinking good, I just had to make a batch.  I added a little twist with the lemon glaze and WOW, what a great combination of flavor!  These cookies are buttery, light and go quickly so you better make a double batch…www.asoutherm-soul.blogspot.com

Strawberry Jam Butter Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

These cookies are buttery, light and go quickly so you better make a double batch…

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups flour - sifted
  • strawberry preserves - you can use apricot or fig as well
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cream butter and sugar together with a hand or stand mixer until fluffy.
  3. Add egg yolk and mix well.
  4. Slowly add flour and continue to mix.
  5. Using a spoon or small scoop, form cookie dough into small balls.
  6. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment.
  7. Using your thumb, make an indention in the center of cookie and fill with preserves.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Let cool.
  10. Mix together confectioners sugar and lemon juice.
  11. Drizzle over cookies.

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