Strawberry Cream Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Strawberry jam

Instructions

  1. Cream butter, sugar and cream cheese. Add vanilla extract and egg yolk; mix. Blend in flour.
  2. Chill to make dough easier to handle.
  3. Using floured hands, shape into 1-inch balls. Using a floured thimble, press a hole in the center of each ball. Fill with 1/4 teaspoon of jam.
  4. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. Cookies should be lightly browned on the bottom.
  5. Cool on wire rack.