Smucker's Jelly Cookies


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup Smucker's preserves (any flavor)


  1. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract; beat well. Stir in flour and salt; mix well. Stir to make smooth dough. (If dough gets too hard to stir, mix with hands.)
  2. Refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  3. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease baking sheets.
  4. On a lightly floured board, roll out half of the dough to a 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter.
  5. Roll out remaining dough; cut with a 2 1/2 cutter with a hole in the middle. Place on baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  7. Cool for about 30 minutes.
  8. Spread preserves on plain cookie; place cookie with the hole on top.

Makes approximately 3 dozen cookies.

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