This is a great cookie to make in the fall after making some fresh crab apple jelly! It is great all year round too! The kids love them! I used to love going to my grand mother’s after she just made these jelly cookies, they were delicious and the smell of freshly baked cookies was great!
- 1/2 Cup Shortening
- 1 Cup Brown Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 2 Cup Flour
- 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 4 Tblsp Water
Cream shortening and brown sugar together.
Add eggs to sugar and shortening and beat.
Add remaining ingredients and beat until mixed together.
Chill in fridge for an hour.
Roll in small balls and place on cookie sheet.
Gently press thumb into cookie ball then spoon a little jelly into thumb prints.
Bake @ 425 degrees until lightly golden.