Blackberry Jam Butter Cookies
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
A soft and buttery cookie with jam and a hint of lemon
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • ⅔ cup Sugar
  • 1 Lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 cups, AP Flour, measure by the spoon and level method
  • ½ cup Blackberry Jam, or your favorite flavor jam
  • 1⅓ cups Powdered Sugar
  • Lemon juice from the zested lemon(about 5-6 teaspoons)
  • 1-2 drops Yellow Food Coloring (Optional)
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350
  2. In a medium bowl, using and electric mixed, cream together the butter, sugar and lemon zest.
  3. Slowly incorporate the flower and beat until mixed in.
  4. Roll dough into 1 " balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. With your finger make an indention into the middle of the cookie and fill the center with about ¼ teaspoon jam.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet and transfer to a cooling rack.
  1. When cookies are completely cooled, whisk the powdered sugar, lemon juice and yellow food coloring together.
  2. Place in a zip lock bag, snip the corner and drizzle over the cookies.
Makes about 4 dozen cookies
Recipe by The Hungry Housewife at