Nanny's Jam CookiesSubmitted by: A_LITTLE_TLC
1.5 cups brown sugar,packed
.75 cups shortening
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
.5 cup boiling water
Enough flour to thicken,approx 3 cups.
Jam approx .5 tsp per cookie.
Add vanilla and soda.Add enough flour to thicken dough enough to roll into balls.I use .5 tbsp measuring spoon to scoop dough up to form balls.
Place balls on parchment lined cookie sheet.Use your finger to make an indentation in each cookie.Fill indentation with jam.
Bake at 350 for 8-10 min or bottoms begin to brown.
Cool on cookie sheet 1 min before moving to a rack to cool.
Makes 70 cookies.
Number of Servings: 70
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user A_LITTLE_TLC.