Sweet Jam Swirls

Sweet Jam Swirls

Sweet Jam Swirls


Makes about 5 dozen cookies


1 package (18 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup jam (any flavor)
1/4 cup sugar


  1. Let dough stand at room temperature about 15 minutes.
  2. Combine dough, cream cheese and flour in large bowl; beat until well blended. Divide dough into 4 equal pieces; wrap each piece tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze 1 hour.
  3. Working with one dough piece at a time, roll into 5X5-inch square on floured waxed paper. Spread 1 tablespoon jam evenly over dough square. Roll up into log; wrap in plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining dough pieces and jam. Freeze logs about 3 hours or until firm.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Cut logs into 1/4-inch slices; place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar.
  5. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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