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Thumbprint Cookies

Classic, easy and delicious with only 7 ingredients these Thumbprint Cookies the perfect quick and tasty cookie recipe to bake up for the holidays!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 30 cookies
Calories 124kcal
Author Nichole


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup jam (any flavor) we used strawberry


  • Preheat oven to 350 and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper, set aside.
  • In large bowl, beat together your butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in your egg yolks, vanilla and salt and beat until combined.
  • Add in your flour and again, beat until combined.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop dough and roll into balls and place on baking sheets.
  • Using a ½ tsp measuring spoon, indent the centers of the cookies so they spread slightly.
  • Add your jam to a small piping bag and cut the tip off and fill each indent with jam, just until it reaches the top.
  • Bake in oven for 13-15 minutse until bottoms turn slightly golden.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely, sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 206IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg