"Try these cookies with any of your favorite flavor preserves!" 

  •  3 ounces cream cheese 
  •  1/2 cup butter, softened 
  •  1 cup all-purpose flour 
  •  1/2 cup any flavor E. Waldo Ward Jam or Preserves 
  •  1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration 

  1.  Mix cream cheese and butter until smooth. Add flour slowly until well blended. Shape into a ball and chill overnight or for several hours. 
  2.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  3.  Roll dough out 1/8 inch thick on a floured pastry board. Cut into 2 1/2 inch squares and place 1/2 tsp (approx) of jam or preserves. Overlap opposite corners and pinch together. Place on ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool. Sprinkle lightly with confectioners sugar. 

 Makes 2 - 2 1/2 dozen