i make these cookies at Thanksgiving and Chirstmas times
Split Seconds Cookies
2 cups sifted flour
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup soft butter or margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla
Sift flour, sugar, and baking powder together. Blend in butter, egg and vanilla. Place on lightly floured surface and divide into 4 parts. Shape each into a roll, 13 inches long and 3/4 inch thick. Place on ungreased baking sheets. 4 inches apart and 2 inches from edge. (I can fit only 2 at a time on my cookie sheet, they spread alot. Make a depression 1/4 to 1/3 inch deep lengthwise down center of each roll with knife handle. Fill depression with jelly or jam. Bake at 350F to 15 to 20 minutes until light golden brown. While warm cut diagonally into bars while still on cookies sheet. Remove to racks and cool.