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“I love the buttery taste of these cookies. Kids like to help fill these too. I got this recipe in South Carolina where the flour is different, so be sure to use about 1 tbl less flour if not using southern flour.”
1 batch

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar well.
  2. Beat in egg yolks one at a time.
  3. Add flour and salt, beat well.
  4. Add Vanilla beat again.
  5. Dough will be stiff.
  6. Using a teaspoon, spoon dough about a heaping teaspoon full at a time, form into balls.
  7. Place on a greased and lightly floured cookie sheet.
  8. Using a finger make a small well in the top of each round ball.
  9. Using a spoon, (I personally like to use a baby spoon, perfect size) top with a little jelly, preserves or my favorite, peanut butter.
  10. I do some of every kind on hand, for variety.
  11. Bake 350 degrees in preheated oven for 12-13 minutes.
  12. Cool and eat.

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