Jam Biscuits

If you enjoy baking then you will love these easy-to-make Jam Biscuits. They have just the right amount of sweetness and the recipe makes enough biscuits for you to keep in an airtight container, ready for any guests who may pop by.

Serves: 24 biscuits

Time: 35 minutes


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1–1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cups chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam



Preheat oven to 180°C and grease two sheets of baking paper.

In a medium bowl, mix the butter and sugar. Add vanilla extract and egg yolk, mixing until fluffy. Stir in flour and chopped almonds. Measure out dough by the tablespoon, and roll into balls. Make an indentation in each cookie with your thumb and fill with jam using a teaspoon Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove cookies from baking sheets to cool.

Written by YourLifeChoices Writers

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