Jam Kolachis


1/2 cup butter, softened                      1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

3 oz. cream cheese, softened             1/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted   

1/4 cup Ruk's Preserves Strawberry Jam, (or any flavor)




Beat butter and cream cheese in mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add flour gradually, beating well after each addition.

Roll dough to 1/8 of an inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut into 2 inch circles. Spoon 1/4 tsp. jam into each center. Fold opposite edges together slightly overlapping edges. 

Place  2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet. 

Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove cookies from sheets to wire racks to cool. Once completely cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Yield: 24 servings

Recipe altered by Ruk's Preserves originally from: www.allrecipes.com

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Jam Filled Butter Cookies


3/4 cup butter, softened                      1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup white sugar                              2 egg yolks   

1/2 cup Ruk's Preserves Pineapple Jam, (or any flavor)




Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). 

In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar, and egg yolks. Mix in flour a little bit at a time until a soft dough forms. Roll dough into 1 inch balls.

(If dough is too soft, refrigerate for 15-20 minutes) 

Place cookie balls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Use your finger to make a well in the center of each cookie. Fill the hole with 1/2 tsp. of preserves. 

Bake for 8-10 minutes in a preheated oven until golden brown on the bottom. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.  

Yield: 36 servings

Recipe altered by Ruk's Preserves originally from: www.allrecipes.com


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