Strawberry & Cream Sandwich Cookies - E.D.SMITH®

Strawberry & Cream Sandwich Cookies

A classic recipe the whole family can make together. Layer your favourite E.D.SMITH® jam or spread between these cookies to make a sandwich.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Total Time 34 mins
Difficulty Level Easy
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cardamom
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) E.D.SMITH TRIPLE FRUITS® Strawberry Raspberry & Plum Fruit Spread

Directions
 

  • Stir the flour with the baking powder and salt; set aside. Beat the butter with the sugar and cardamom until fluffy. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Slowly add the flour; beat on low for 3 minutes or until the dough comes together. Form the dough into two discs and wrap. Chill for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Position the racks to the top and bottom thirds of the oven. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured surface to be 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick. Using a 2-inch (5 cm) round cookie cutter, cut out about 24 cookies from each disc; re-rolling the scraps once, if necessary. divide half the cookies between baking sheets. Chill for 15 minutes or until firm.
  • Bake, in batches rotating trays once, for 12 minutes or until golden just around the edges. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Spread jam on half the cookies and cap with remaining cookies.

Tips

1. Use any of your favourite E.D.SMITH TRIPLE FRUITS® Fruit Spreads.
2. Cookies can be made in advance and held in an airtight container for up to 5 days or the freezer for up to 1 month. Fill with jam and spread up to 1 day in advance.
3. Use any shape 2-inch (5 cm) cutter or an assortment.
4. Cut a small hole in the centre of half the cookies to create a "window" that will allow the jam to shine through the top of the cookie.
Type Cookies, Bars & Squares - Ice cream, Mousse & Parfaits
Season/Occasion Birthdays - Holiday, Christmas & New Years - Spring & Easter - Summer Fun