Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are filled with jam or jelly in the indent made by the thumb on the cookies which is perfect for holiday baking and today is the 5th day of blogging marathon.These cookies are simply delicious and crispy,soft,mouth melting with the sweetness of the jam or jelly also called as thimble cookies,here goes the recipe .....


All purpose flour1cup
Strawberry jam2tbs
Vanilla extract1/2tsp
Salta pinch
Baking powder1/2tsp
Baking sodaa pinch


                 Mix in the dry ingredients flour,baking powder,soda and a pinch of salt.
Cream the butter and sugar till it becomes fluffy and smooth,add in the vanilla extract and mix it well.
Now add in the flour 1/4 cup at a time and mix it well everything is incorporated well.
Now the dough will be very soft.Wrap it in a polythene wrap or butter paper and refrigerate for 30 minutes.Take out the dough and divide into equal balls and smooth it gently,keep it on the baking tray.
Gently press the top of the cookie with the thumb and fill in the jam.Bake it at 350 F for 10-13 minutes.Cool down on a wire rack completely.
Store it in an air tight container.

  • The cookies will be soft when it is hot and becomes crisp on cooling,take out from the oven after 10-12 mins.
  • The smooth out balls can be rolled in finely chopped nuts which gives extra rich taste.
  • Keep the cookies on the baking tray 2 inch apart.
Also check out my friends who is running in Blogging Marathon#11.

Linking to

  1. Bake Fest#2.
  2. Let's Cook-Baked Goodies
  3. Only-Cookies and Cake
  4. Serve it Series -Baked Sweet
  5. Christmas Delicacy


Wonderful cookies...looks very very yum!

Cute n tempting cookies, really nice!!

wow so the second one for the day, looks good, should defnitely try

lovely cookies......superb dear

Those cookies looks adorable and absolutely cute..loving it.

These are beautiful cookies!! Thanks for dropping by curry and comfort. :)

so cute and yummy cookies..nice recipe dear..

Yum yum,mouthwatering here..

Even I tried out these cookies. They look absolutely delicious...

I am seeing this everywhere! Lovely thumbprint cookies!

Oh!,Awesomely delish cookies.yummy!

Wow ! Easy cookie Preparation. Bookmarked !

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