Turkish Eyes Cookies Recipe

Enjoy these jam-filled Turkish Eyes Cookies as an appetizing snack. Learn how to make/prepare Turkish Eyes Cookies by following this easy recipe.
Turkish Eyes Cookies Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 24
Calories Per Serving 153
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar (powdered)
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2½ cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ cup Apricot Jam
  • Sugar (powdered, for dusting)
How to make Turkish Eyes Cookies:
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Lightly grease cookie sheets or lien them with parchment paper.
  • Place butter in a large mixing bowl and cream it.
  • Add sugar and stir until smooth.
  • Add salt, honey and vanilla.
  • Stir in flour and combine well to form smooth dough.
  • Roll the dough between two sheets of wax paper, until it attains ¼-inch thickness.
  • Remove the top sheet of wax paper.
  • Cut out equal number of 3-inch and 1-inch circles from the dough.
  • Pace the circles on cookie sheets, about 1-inch apart.
  • Bake the cookies for about 10 to 12 minutes, till they turn golden brown.
  • Remove and transfer on wire racks. Allow them to cool.
  • Spread apricot jam on the 3-inch circles, leaving ¼-½ inch border all around.
  • Dust the smaller 1-inch circles with powdered sugar and place on the center of jam-lined cookies.
  • Allow the cookies to set.
  • Serve.