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Eggless Jam Drops

Eggless jam drops is a great way to use cherries or strawberries when in season.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: European
Keyword: eggless jam drops, jam drops
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Strawberry/cherry jam:

  • 250 gram strawberry or de-seeded cherries
  • ¼ cup sugar

For the cookies:

  • ½ cup soft butter or melted butter at room temperature
  • 1 ½ cup wholewheat flour/atta
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Pinch of salt

Instructions

For the strawberry/cherry jam:

  • Slice the cherry or berries into half,add sugar to it.
  • Cover the bowl with a lid and keep it aside for 4-6 hours.
  • In a pan heat the mix for 10-15 minutes on low flame or until it dries to make a jam.
  • Let it cool and process it in a food processor,pass it through a sieve to get a smooth jam

For the cookies:

  • Mix all the ingredients and knead them in a dough.
  • Roll them into 1 cm thick base on a dusted flour surface.
  • Cut them into desired shape using cookie cutter.
  • Press in the center with a thumb to make space for the strawberry jam.
  • Place them on the baking sheet.
  • Fill strawberry jam in the center of the cookies.
  • Bake for 20-25 mins at 150-160 degree celsius.
  • Store in an air-tight jar once cooled.

Notes

You may use plain flour(maida) with ½ teaspoon baking powder instead of wholemeal flour and baking soda