Jelly-Centered Sugar Cookies

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  • 2 1⁄2cups Gold Medal flour
  • 2teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄4teaspoon Morton salt
  • 1⁄2cup Kerrygold butter
  • 1cup Domino sugar
  • 2eggs, well-beaten
  • 1tablespoon milk
  • 1teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1⁄2cup jelly (amount is approximate) or 1⁄2 cup jam (amount is approximate)
  • granulated sugar


Sift first three ingredients together.

Cream butter and sugar together until fluffy’ add eggs, milk and lemon juice.

Blend well and add flour mixture; mix until fully incorporated.


Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease cookie sheets.

Place half the dough on a well-floured board and roll to 1/8″ thickness.

Cut with a 2″ round cookie cutter and place on prepared cookie sheet.

Place a teaspoonful of jelly or jam in the center of each cookie.

Roll remaining dough to the same thickness and cut with the same cookie cutter.

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.

Sprinkle lightly with sugar and bake for about 15 minutes or until golden.

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