THUMBPRINT COOKIES – The Southern Woman Cooks

These traditional thumbprint cookies are a beautiful deal with through the vacation season, for afternoon espresso or tea, or once you need to make an ideal cookie.

Thumbprint Cookies

In the event you love these cookies, positively try our Classic Sugar Cookies. They’re a beautiful Christmas cookie and so enjoyable to brighten through the vacation season.

❤️WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

These thumbprint cookies are scrumptious sugar cookies, rolled in sugar (which you’ll be able to go away off) after which your favourite jam within the middle. They’ve a beautiful style and I don’t suppose they’re “overly” candy. They’ve the proper quantity of sweetness and are nice for Christmas, Easter, Mom’s Day, and many others.

We love so as to add these cookies with all of our different Christmas cookies into ornamental tins to present to our neighbors for Christmas. These make a beautiful present.

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

  • Powdered sugar
  • Butter, softened
  • Egg
  • Vanilla extract 
  • Almond extract 
  • Salt
  • All-purpose flour
  • White granulated sugar
  • Jams, preserves or jellies.

SWAPS

You could possibly swap out the extract on this recipe and use coconut, maple, and many others. Use no matter you suppose will probably be an ideal taste with the jam you select.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

The longest step in making these cookies is chilling the dough for half-hour. You need the fats to harden within the dough, so you may’t skip that step.

COOKING STEPS

Step 1
Combine powdered sugar, butter, egg, vanilla extract, almond extract and salt with mixer.  Fold in flour with a spoon and make substances into a big ball.  Refrigerate for half-hour. 

Step 2
Pinch off items of dough roll into small balls together with your palms. I pinch off a couple of tablespoon of dough for every cookie. Have the 1/3 cup of granulated sugar in a bowl. Roll the balls within the sugar and place on a baking sheet.

Step 3
I exploit the tip of a picket spoon to make a gap in the midst of the cookie balls.  You should utilize your thumb or no matter works for you.  Add your favourite jams, preserves or jellies to the middle gap in every cookie.  Bake in a 325-degree preheated oven for quarter-hour.

Notice: I used blackberry jam and apricot preserves on this recipe. Makes about 2 dozen cookies relying on the dimensions you make them. You should utilize one and one-half teaspoons of vanilla extract within the recipe should you don’t have the almond extract.  

⭐TIP

If the dough will get heat and to exhausting to work with, simply put it again into the fridge for a bit. In case your dough is sticky, it’s essential to add extra flour to work with it.

Thumbprint Cookies

SERVE THIS WITH

In the event you’re making these for a gathering, it’s possible you’ll need to add these scrumptious Tea Cakes. They do nice with these cookies, particularly for a bridal bathe. You can even add these scrumptious old-fashioned molasses cookies. They’re at all times successful!

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why did my cookies unfold?

Seemingly the fats content material within the cookies (the butter) acquired to heat. The dough ought to be chilled and never allowed to get overly heat.

Are you able to make these utilizing any sort of jam?

Sure, we love utilizing all types, and it’s additionally makes for a gorgeous platter of cookies.

STORING

We retailer them in an hermetic container and so they preserve very properly.

Five Minute Fudge

This fudge is a superb recipe for the vacations! Makes an ideal present too!

SERVING SIZE

Makes about 2 dozen cookies, so you may determine what number of servings that’s. You’ll be able to simply double the recipe.

Thumbprint Cookies

Leigh Walkup

These thumbprint cookies are a beautiful vacation cookie. Excellent for bridal showers, child showers, Christmas, Easter, and many others.

Course Cookies

Delicacies American

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 stick or 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup white granulated sugar
  • Favourite jams preserves or jellies
  • Combine powdered sugar, butter, egg, vanilla extract, almond extract and salt with mixer. Fold in flour with spoon and make substances into a big ball. Refrigerate for half-hour.

  • Pinch off items of dough, roll into small balls together with your palms. I pinch off a couple of tablespoon of dough for every cookie. Have the 1/3 cup of granulated sugar in a bowl. Roll the balls within the sugar and place on a baking sheet.

  • I exploit the tip of a picket spoon to make a gap in the midst of the cookie balls. You should utilize your thumb or no matter works for you. Add your favourite jams, preserves or jellies to the middle gap in every cookie. Bake in a 325 diploma preheated oven for quarter-hour.

  • I used blackberry jam and apricot preserves on this recipe. Makes about 2 dozen cookies relying on the dimensions you make them.

You should utilize one and one half teaspoons vanilla extract within the recipe should you don’t have the almond extract.

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