THUMBPRINT COOKIES – The Southern Girl Cooks

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

Thumbprint Cookies

Should you love these cookies, positively try our Classic Sugar Cookies. They’re an exquisite 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 go away off) after which your favourite jam within the middle. They’ve an exquisite style and I don’t suppose they’re “overly” candy. They’ve the right quantity of sweetness and are nice for Christmas, Easter, Mom’s Day, and so on.

We love so as to add these cookies with all of our different Christmas cookies into ornamental tins to offer to our neighbors for Christmas. These make an exquisite 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 may swap out the extract on this recipe and use coconut, maple, and so on. Use no matter you suppose will likely be a terrific 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 along with your arms. I pinch off a few 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 take advantage of the top of a picket spoon to make a gap in the course of the cookie balls.  You need to use 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 scale you make them. You need to use one and one-half teaspoons of vanilla extract within the recipe for those who 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, you could add extra flour to work with it.

Thumbprint Cookies

SERVE THIS WITH

Should you’re making these for a gathering, you might need to add these scrumptious Tea Cakes. They do nice with these cookies, particularly for a bridal bathe. It’s also possible to add these scrumptious old-fashioned molasses cookies. They’re all the time a success!

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why did my cookies unfold?

Seemingly the fats content material within the cookies (the butter) received to heat. The dough needs 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 wonderful platter of cookies.

STORING

We retailer them in an hermetic container they usually maintain very properly.

Five Minute Fudge

This fudge is a wonderful recipe for the vacations! Makes a terrific present too!

SERVING SIZE

Makes about 2 dozen cookies, so you may determine what number of servings that’s. You possibly can simply double the recipe.

Thumbprint Cookies

Leigh Walkup

These thumbprint cookies are an exquisite vacation cookie. Good for bridal showers, child showers, Christmas, Easter, and so on.

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 along with your arms. I pinch off a few 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 take advantage of the top of a picket spoon to make a gap in the course of the cookie balls. You need to use 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 scale you make them.

You need to use one and one half teaspoons vanilla extract within the recipe for those who don’t have the almond extract.

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