Double Thumbprint Cookies

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Pile these pretty heart shaped cookies on a plate and let guests fill them with assorted jams and preserves.

Double Thumbprint Cookies
Photo: Tina Rupp
Prep Time:
45 mins
Bake Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 45 mins
Yield:
30 cookies

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ - ⅓ cup cherry jam or preserves, or seedless raspberry preserves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. In a large bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Beat until mixture is combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in egg, milk, and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.

  2. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. For each cookie on an ungreased or parchment paper-lined cookie sheet place 2 dough balls side by side with one side touching. Press thumbs into each ball to form an indentation in each. Press in center of each with thumb and taper bottom of cookie with fingers to form a heart shape. Repeat with remaining dough balls, leaving about 2 inches between cookies.

  3. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from oven and transfer cookies to a wire rack. While warm, fill each indentation with jam or preserves (if necessary, snip any large pieces of fruit). Cool completely. Makes about 30 cookies.

Tips

Place filled cookies in a single layer in covered storage containers and store at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

81 Calories
3g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 81
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 21mg 0%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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