Jam Biscuits / Jam filled cookies (eggless)

Jam biscuits,a buttery ,crumbly biscuits with chewy jam filling is so easy and delicious biscuit recipe that pair well with evening tea.Though we get so many shop bought jammy biscuits with fancy packing ,homemade ones are so delicious and kids would love to help you make them.It’s a happy activity to do together especially during weekends.These biscuits are perfect for kids lunch boxes and for evening tea.
You can choose to fill your jam biscuits with the flavour you like.I just love the bright red hue.Don’t overfill the biscuit with jam for it drizzle out as they bake.The taste and texture of this cookie improves the next day,just melts in your mouth.I also like to serve these jammy cookies warm from the oven with a hot cup of tea.Enjoy the cookies however you like them best.It’s an easy cookie to make and they tastes so great.

PREPARATION TIME : 10 MINS

BAKING TIME : 12-14 MINS (180 DEGREE C)

YIELDS : 20*



INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup butter

1/3 cup sugar

1 cup maida

2-3 tbsp water

1/2 tsp vanilla essence or extract



METHOD

Preheat the oven to 180 degree C. Lightly grease or line your tray with parchment paper.Mix butter and vanilla essence thoroughly in a mixing bowl.

Then add the flour with required water to form soft dough.

Roll out the dough in a lightly floured surface of thickness 5 mm.Use a cookie cutter and cut the cookie at least 2 1/2 in diameter.Use your thumb to make an indentation the size of a fifty paise coin in the middle of each biscuit.

Heat the jam for 10 secs and fill the middle of the biscuit with 1/2 tsp of jam.Transfer the cookies to the baking tray and bake for 12-14 mins at 180 degree C until pale golden.

Allow it to cool and store them in airtight container.

TAKE CARE TIPS

Add very little water while making the dough,it is just for the moisture that the dough needs.

Do not knead the dough,just mix gently to form soft lump free dough.

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