Homemade jammy dodgers

Homemade jammy dodgers


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About this recipe: Soft shortbread flavoured with vanilla and strawberry jam. Just made a batch for my husband who loves them with a cuppa.

explayboybunny Monmouthshire, Wales, UK

Makes: 16 biscuits

  • 225g butter, softened
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 250g plain flour
  • 170g strawberry jam

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Mix in vanilla extract, mix in flour until dough comes together.
  3. Roll dough into small golf ball-size balls and place on an ungreased baking tray. Make a big enough dent in the centre of each ball to accommodate 1 teaspoon of strawberry jam.
  4. Bake until lightly golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes.

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Reviews (2)


Really easy to make, though what helps is to chill dough for 3 or 4 mins to make it easier to roll it into balls, plus I had no butter so used Stork and according to my bunch of critics they were fine and they are tough ! My family have voted this the best ever biscuits in the world. - 24 Apr 2016


wonderful warm, tasted every bit as good as they look. - 17 Feb 2015

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