There are two types of people in this world-- those that have had a Fisher scone at a fair and those that have not. If you are a part of the latter category, I'm truly sorry. The pillowey baked dough, stuffed with raspberry jam, warm from the oven... swoon. I was craving them yesterday and, simultaneously, being pulled to make Christmas cookies. So two loves married....
Cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until whipped and well combined. You should whip longer than you'd expect-- a full 5 minutes. Add the flour by hand, stirring just until incorporated. Form into one inch diameter balls. Place the balls onto a silpat or parchment lined cookie sheet, allowing some room for spread. Press each down to make an indentation in the middle. Add a tiny drop of jam to each cookie's center. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Bake, in batches, at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or just until golden. Cool.