Spitzbuben - Jam Sandwich Cookie

neil bougourd | 07 November, 2020

            Spitzbuben - Jam Sandwich Cookie


  • 12cups unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 12cups flour, plus more for dusting
  • 12 kosher salt
  • 14cup raspberry jam
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting


  1. Heat oven to 325°. Beat butter and sugar with a hand mixer until fluffy. Add vanilla and egg; beat. Add flour and salt; mix. Transfer dough to a floured surface, form into a disk, roll until 14" thick. Using a 2" fluted round cutter, cut out cookies and transfer to parchment paper-lined baking sheets, spaced 2" apart. Chill for 30 minutes. Using a 1 14" plain round cutter, cut out centers of half the cookies; discard centers. Bake cookies until lightly browned, 10-12 minutes; cool.
  2. Dust cookie rings with confectioners' sugar. Place 1 tsp. jam in center of each whole cookie; spread to within 13″ of edge. Top each with a cookie ring.