5 from 6 votes
You can be the star of the holiday party or baking exchange with these Star-Shaped Jam Cookies. They are so festive, fun and elegant to make as a holiday treat.
Star-Shaped Jam Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
42 mins
Total Time
57 mins
 

You can be the of the holiday party or baking exchange with these Star-Shaped Jam Cookies. They are so festive, fun and elegant to make as a holiday treat.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 239 kcal
Author: Tammi
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup Kraft Pure Raspberry Jam
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar, optional
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350º F.

  2. Beat cream cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add flour; mix well. Cover. Refrigerate 30 min.

  3. Place dough on floured surface; roll out to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut out with 2-inch star cookie cutter to make 72 stars, rerolling dough scraps as necessary. Cut a smaller star shape out of the centre of half of the cut shapes. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets and bake for 10 to 12 min. or until lightly browned. Cool 3 min. on baking sheets; transfer to wire racks. Cool completely.

  4. Spoon 1/2 tsp. jam on the cookies that are whole. Sandwich together with cut out cookies. Dust with icing sugar.

Nutrition Facts
Star-Shaped Jam Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 105mg5%
Potassium 32mg1%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 355IU7%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 8mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.