Filled Cookies

Course Cookies, Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C shortening
  • 1 C sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1/4 tsp soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • >>Filling:<<

Instructions

  1. Mix shortening, sugar, and eggs thoroughly. Stir in vanilla. Stir dry ingredients together and blend in. Chill dough.
  2. Heat oven to 400°. Roll dough 1/16" thick on floured board. Cut with round cutter or any desired shape about 2 1/2" in diameter, cutting 2 alike for each filled cookie. For a decorative effect, cut the center out of the top cookie with a tiny heart, star, or scalloped cutter. Place the bottom pieces on lightly greased baking sheet. Spread a rounded teaspoonful of cooled Filling on each. Cover with top cookie. Press edges together with floured tines of fork or fingertips. Bake 8-10 min., or until delicately browned. Makes 4 1/2 dozen 2 1/2" cookies.
  3. Pineapple Filling: (good)
  4. 1 C sugar
  5. 1/4 C flour
  6. 1 1/2 C well-drained crushed pineapple
  7. 1/4 C lemon juice
  8. 3 T butter
  9. 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  10. 3/4 C pineapple juice
  11. Mix sugar and flour in saucepan. Stir in rest of ingredients. Cook slowly, stirring constantly, until thickened (5-10 min). Cool. Makes 2 2/3 C filling.
  12. Cherry Filling: (great)
  13. 1 C sugar
  14. 3 T cornstarch
  15. 1 C orange juice
  16. 1/2 C maraschino cherry juice
  17. 24 maraschino cherries, chopped
  18. 2 T butter
  19. Blend dry ingredients together in saucepan. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a rolling boil; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Chill. Makes 2 2/3 C filling.
filled cookies recipe
Filled Cookies Recipe
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