Quick and Nutty Jam Gems

Like the name attests, these cookies are quick 'n nutty, indeed, but with just three ingredients, they're also easy, pretty and yummy!

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  • prep time 1 hr 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
3/4
cup finely chopped peanuts
1/3
cup strawberry or favorite flavor jam or preserves

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough into 24 slices; cut each slice in half crosswise. Shape dough into balls and roll in peanuts; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately, with back of measuring teaspoon, make indentation in each baked cookie. Fill each indentation with heaping 1/4 teaspoon jam. Remove from cookie sheets.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut cookie dough into 24 slices; cut each slice in half crosswise. Shape dough into balls and roll in peanuts; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 2 Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately, with back of measuring teaspoon, make indentation in each baked cookie. Fill each indentation with heaping 1/4 teaspoon jam. Remove from cookie sheets.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Add color to your tray of cookies by using a variety of jams or preserves as fillings for these gems. We used strawberry and apricot.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.