Jam Drops (a simple and classic recipe!)

The easiest and yummiest Jam Drops recipe you’ll ever make! Fill with your favourite jam for an extra delicious treat or the perfect lunchbox filler!

Jam Drops

When it comes to biscuits, it doesn’t get much more classic than a good old Jam Drop! These cookies are just like little bites of heaven. A beautifully simple biscuit filled with a tiny dollop of jam. Ummm… talk about yum!

Jam Drops

You can choose to fill your jam drops with any flavour jam you like. My favourite flavours are strawberry and raspberry, but choose whatever suits you best (or whatever you have in the cupboard!). To make the jam drops look perfect, pop the dough into the fridge to chill for at least half an hour before using. Also, make sure you use your knuckle or finger to press a hole into the top of the biscuit dough and then place just a small amount of jam into the hole. Don’t overfill it, or the jam will drizzle out as the biscuits cook and spread.

Jam Drops

This recipe makes a big batch of biscuits, so it’s perfect for filling up lunch boxes, having a yummy treat ready for your afternoon cuppa, or even better – for a naughty late night snack!

Jam Drops

Oooh – I nearly forgot something super important! When the jam drops come out of the oven, they will be smelling amazing and it will be so tempting to eat one (or five!) straight away. Well!! Hold on for just a second, because the jam will be super, duper piping hot. Trust me, I’ve worked this out after burning myself many, many times (I just don’t learn when it comes to piping hot cookies!).

Jam Drops

If you’re after an easy and delicious biscuit recipe, then you absolutely must make these Jam Drops. They’re just so yummy!

Jam Drops

 

Jam Drops

The easiest and yummiest Jam Drops recipe you'll ever make! Fill with your favourite jam for an extra delicious treat or the perfect lunchbox filler!
3.88 from 8 votes
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Course: Cookies, lunch box snacks
Cuisine: Baking, Biscuits/Cookies, lunch box snacks
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 40
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 180 g softened butter
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups plain flour sifted
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • jam any flavour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Grease and line two baking trays with baking paper.
  • Beat the sugar and softened butter with electric beaters or a stand mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and continue to mix well.
  • Sift in the plain flour and baking powder.
  • Stir gently to combine.
  • Place the dough into the fridge to chill for at least 30 minutes (this will help them to keep their shape when cooked).
  • Roll the mixture into small balls (about 2 teaspoons of mixture).
  • Place the cookie balls onto the baking tray and flatten slightly - use your knuckle or finger to press an indent into the mixture (not the whole way through!).
  • Use a teaspoon to place a very small amount of jam into each indent.
  • Bake the cookies for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly golden.
  • Leave the cookies on the baking trays for 10 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Please allow 30 minutes chill time for this recipe.

 

Thermomix Jam Drops

Thermomix Jam Drops - The easiest and yummiest Jam Drops recipe you'll ever make! Fill with your favourite jam for an extra delicious treat or the perfect lunchbox filler!
3.75 from 4 votes
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Course: Cookies, lunch box snacks
Cuisine: Baking, Biscuits/Cookies, lunch box snacks
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 40
Author: Bake Play Smile

Ingredients

  • 180 g softened butter
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups plain flour sifted
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • jam any flavour

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Grease and line two baking trays with baking paper.
  • Add the butter to the TM bowl and soften for 30 seconds at 60C on Speed 3.
  • Cream the butter and sugar for 20 seconds on Speed 4.
  • Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 20 seconds on Speed 4.
  • Add egg and mix for 10 seconds on Speed 4.
  • Add flour and baking powder and mix for 20 seconds on Speed 5.
  • Place the dough into the fridge to chill for at least 30 minutes (this will help them to keep their shape when cooked).
  • Roll the mixture into small balls (about 2 teaspoons of mixture).
  • Place the cookie balls onto the baking tray and flatten slightly - use your knuckle or finger to press an indent into the mixture (not the whole way through!).
  • Use a teaspoon to place a very small amount of jam into each indent.
  • Bake the cookies for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly golden.
  • Leave the cookies on the baking trays for 10 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Notes

Please allow 30 minutes chill time for this recipe.

 

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Cindy@ Your Kids OT
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I made jam drops last week but they weren’t as pretty as yours 🙂

Lydia C. Lee
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They are pretty, aren’t they?

Kat - The Organised Housewife
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Oh so many childhood memories! These look great, Lucy x

Jessica @ Sweetest Menu
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I love a good jam drop! These look lovely Lucy!

Medeja
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They look so cute! Simple yet delicious!