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Split Seconds

Split Seconds
  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 48
These jelly-filled sugar cookies are as pretty as thumbprints but much simpler to make.
Updated December 3, 2009
Bake-Off® Contest 06, 1954
Bake-Off® Contest 06, 1954
Robert Fellows
Silver Spring, Maryland

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST® all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup red jelly or preserves

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat sugar and butter on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and egg until well blended. Add flour and baking powder; beat on low speed until dough forms.
  • 2
    Divide dough into 4 equal portions. On lightly floured surface, shape each portion into 12x3/4-inch roll; place on ungreased cookie sheets. With handle of wooden spoon or finger, make indentation about 1/2 inch wide and 1/4 inch deep lengthwise down center of each roll. Fill each with 2 tablespoons jelly.
  • 3
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool slightly, 3 to 5 minutes. Cut each baked roll diagonally into 12 cookies; remove from cookie sheets.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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