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Meringue Sugar Cookies with Jam

Meringue Cookies With Jam literally have it all. They are sweet, buttery, and tart and make for the perfect addition to any holiday cookie.
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword jam sugar cookies, sugar cookies
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 182kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, whisk together butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg yolk. 
    butter, sugar and egg yolks in a bowl
  • As soon as the mixture is smooth, add baking powder and flour in small portions. Mix together with a spatula or by hand. Dough will be a bit crumbly but that is perfectly OK.
    flour added to the dough in a mixing bowl
  • Using a standing mixer, beat together egg whites with sugar on high until you get stiff peaks. This should take about 10 minutes.
    kitchen aid bowl with egg whits and sugar
  • Break off a part of the dough, cover it with plastic wrap and roll it out to 1/4 of an inch thickness.
    cookie dough with cookie cutter
  • Using a cookie cutter, cut out the size of cookies based on your preference. Use a knife to lift each cookie onto a baking sheet.
    cut out sugar cookies
  • Place a tip inside a piping bag. Using a toothpick draw a line of color on the inside. Pipe out a shape of your preference on top of each cookie.
    meringue in a piping bag
  • Bake cookies at 200°F for about 2 hours. To check if the meringue is baked, tap it with a spoon to see if they make a hollow sound. Stick two cookies together by placing jam in the middle.
    meringue sugar cookies with jam

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg