Jelly Cookies


Jelly Cookies


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


Step 1

Cream shortening and brown sugar together.

Step 2

Add eggs to sugar and shortening and beat.

Step 3

Add remaining ingredients and beat until mixed together.

Step 4

Chill in fridge for an hour.

Step 5

Roll in small balls and place on cookie sheet.

Step 6

Gently press thumb into cookie ball then spoon a little jelly into thumb prints.

Step 7

Bake @ 425 degrees until lightly golden.

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