Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Buttery Jam Cookies

These cookies, from Dorie Greenspan's "Baking," can be flavored with any type of jam on hand. For a Memorial Day weekend barbeque, I selected blueberry:

The cookies started out like any other, with creamed butter and sugar, and a little bit of spice added into the flour and leavening:

But then the jam was added in:

I would like to consider the finished dough purple, but I think unless it was contrasted against a bright colored bowl or plate...

it really just looked grey. Here are cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet, waiting for the oven:

The finished cookies had a delicate and surprising blueberry flavor:

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