1 1/4 cups pecan pieces
1 1/2 cups OLD MILL PLAIN FLOUR
1 1/4 cups OLD MILL THICK-CUT ROLLED TABLE OATS
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 sticks (1/2 pound) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
About 1/3 cup OLD MILL SMOKY MOUNTAIN SPECIAL PRESERVES
Process pecans until coarsely ground in a food processor. Add flour, oats, baking soda, and salt; pulse just to blend. Add butter, egg yolk, and vanilla; pulse just to blend.
Turn out on a piece of plastic wrap and form the dough into a disc. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place on a baking sheet, and bake 14 minutes. Remove from oven; make a dent in centers with dowel end of a wooden and spoon 1 teaspoon jam in each. Continue baking 10 minutes. Let cool on wire racks 5 minutes; remove from baking sheet and let cool completely on wire rack. Makes about 6 1/2 dozen.