Jammin’ Jive Cookies


Enjoy life's cookies for everyone

  • Yield: 3 Dozen


  • ½ cup (100 g) Spectrum Organic Shortening
  • ½ cup (60 g) Bob’s Red Mill white rice flour
  • ½ cup (65 g) cornstarch
  • ½ cup (60 g) powdered sugar
  • 0.12 teaspoon (0.6 g) baking powder
  • 0.12 teaspoon (0.8 g) salt
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla
  • 1 cup (320 g) “safe” jam, such as apricot, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, blackberry, or currant
How to Make It
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C, or gas mark 4).
  2. In a food processor, combine shortening and next 6 ingredients (through vanilla) and process for 1 minute.
  3. Using your hands, roll dough into 2-inch (5-cm) balls and place on a greased baking sheet (about 10 cookies per baking sheet). With your thumb or two fingers, make an indentation in the top of each dough ball. Fill with 1 teaspoon (7 g) of jam.
  4. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until edges are golden. Let cookies sit for 2 minutes on baking sheet, then remove to a fl at surface and let cool completely

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