cookiesdessertjam kolaches

Just like Grandma made!

Jam Kolaches

These traditional Polish cookies can be made with different flavors of jam.
Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Cookie, dessert, Kolaches, Polish
Calories: 168kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 3 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar


  • Beat butter and cream cheese in mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add flour gradually, beating well after each addition.
  • Roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut into 2-inch circles. Spoon 1/4 teaspoon jam into center of each circle. Fold opposite edges together, slightly overlapping edges.
  • Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 15 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.


Parchment paper can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

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