|Homemade Newfoundland Jam Jams|
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup molasses
2 & 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
Chill dough for several hours or overnight before rolling out the dough on a well floured board and cutting out 3 inch circles. Cut a ½ inch circle out of half of the rolled out cookies. Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet at 350 degrees F for about 10-12 minutes. While the cookies are still hot, spoon onto the middle of the bottom halves:
1 tbsp partridgeberry apple jam per cookie (or your favorite jelly)
Use the cookies with the circle cut-outs as the tops of the sandwich cookies. Return to the oven for 3 minutes. This step helps the jam to stick better but you an just cool them and put them together cold too, but they tend to be a little messier. Cool on a wire rack.
Alternatively, you can just roll the dough into 1 inch balls, roll the balls in plain sugar and bake them on a parchment lined cookie sheet for about 12 minutes at 350 degrees F. You can make sandwich cookies out of them or serve them just as they are.