1. Combined the butter and sugar in a large bowl.
Whisk in the egg, orange juice, and vanilla
extract. In a separate bowl, combine the flour,
baking powder, and salt, stirring well.
2. Add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar
and blend until a firm dough forms. Shape into
flat disk, wrap it in plastic, and chill it for 1
3.Heat the oven to 375 degrees. Roll out dough on
a floured surface to a 1/8 inch thickness , then
cut out 2 1/4- to 2 1/2-inch rounds and place 3/4
teaspoon of jam or preserves in the center of each
4.With your finger, dampen the edges of the dough
with water, then firmly pinch together the dough
in 3 places to form a triangle around the filling.
5.Bake the cookies on an non-greased baking sheet
for 8 to 10, until the edges are slightly browned.
Transfer to a wire rack for cooling.