Cherry Thumbprint Cookies recipe

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cherry thumbprint cookies

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Servings: 36 cookies
Cherry Thumbprint Cookies
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
Author: JB
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jam cookies, thimble cookies, thumbprint cookies

Buttery shortbread with a delicious cherry filling.

  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 cup Flour
  • Cherry Pie Filling
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1-2 tsp Milk
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Mix in flour (dough will look crumbly).
  4. Roll dough into round balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Make thumbprints in each dough ball and fill with your a cherry from the pie filling.
  6. Bake for 15 mins until edges start to get lightly brown and cookie sets up.
  7. Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 15 minuutes.
  8. Mix powdered sugar with milk to make a thick glaze.
  9. Place in corner of zipper bag and clip corner to pipe.
  10. Pipe perpendicular lines accross cookie to decorate.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 94, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 13mg, Sodium: 45mg, Potassium: 8mg, Carbohydrates: 11g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 160%, Calcium: 3%, Iron: 0.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)


2 comments on “Cherry Thumbprint Cookies recipe”

  1. Picture shows vanilla extract. But its not in the recipe, is it forgotten?

  2. How many cookies does this recipe make?

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