THUMBPRINT COOKIES – The Southern Girl Cooks

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

Thumbprint Cookies

For those who love these cookies, undoubtedly take a look at 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 go away off) after which your favourite jam within the heart. They’ve a beautiful style and I don’t assume they’re “overly” candy. They’ve the right quantity of sweetness and are nice for Christmas, Easter, Mom’s Day, and so forth.

We love so as to add these cookies with all of our different Christmas cookies into ornamental tins to provide 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 so forth. Use no matter you assume shall be an awesome 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 possibly can’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 take advantage of the top of a wood spoon to make a gap in the course 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.

Word: 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 for those who don’t have the almond extract.  

⭐TIP

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

Thumbprint Cookies

SERVE THIS WITH

For those who’re making these for a gathering, chances are you’ll wish 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?

Probably the fats content material within the cookies (the butter) obtained 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 every kind, and it’s additionally makes for a lovely platter of cookies.

STORING

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

Five Minute Fudge

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

SERVING SIZE

Makes about 2 dozen cookies, so you possibly can 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 so forth.

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 take advantage of the top of a wood spoon to make a gap in the course 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 for those who don’t have the almond extract.

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