David T Hina's Sweetheart CookiesChristmas Baking with SusieJ

Measurements [American]

  • 140 g shortening
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 220 g flour
  • currant jelly
  • fine sugar

Cream shortening, and gradually add sugar and egg yolk

Add flour and knead.

Chill dough for several hours.

Form tiny balls with the dough and place on a greased baking sheet.

Make a depression in the center of each ball.

Fill the hollow (sparingly) with jelly.

Bake at 175 degrees C until very light brown (approx 12 min).

When cool, roll in fine sugar.

Passed down from my great-grandmother to my nana and my mom.