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Shortbread Jammers : YOU HAVE TO TRY THESE!

Main photograph of prepared recipe.

Soft,sweet, almost creamy shortbread bars topped with your favorite jam. These are incredible! (And very easy to make, of course.)

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 15 minutes hands-on
    35 minutes baking
    10 minutes cooling
    TOTAL: 1 hour


  • 1/2 lb unsalted butter
    3/4 cup granulated sugar (or baker's ultrafine sugar)
    1 tsp fine sea salt
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    2 cups all purpose flour PLUS
    1/3 cup rice flour (OR total of 2 1/3 cups all purpose flour or pastry flour)
    1 cup thick fruit jam or preserves

Number of Servings

  • 16 bars


  • 8x8" baking dish
    Electric mixer
    Fork & knife
    Smallish bowl


  • Set butter out to warm to room temperature
    Preheat oven to 325°

Additional Notes

Thank you so much to the New York Times and The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion!

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