The Best Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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THE BEST THUMBPRINT COOKIES

penny jordan

By
@PennyLJ55

These are the 'just right sweet treat of mine ...A FAVORITE!)


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Serves:

2 dozen (approx.)

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

'JUNIOR MINT' - THUMB PRINT COOKIES

PLEASE SEE RECIPE & DIRECTIONS BELOW

Directions Step-By-Step

1
'JUNIOR MINT'
THUMB PRINT COOKIES

WITH MIXER
CREAM: 1 stick butter or margarine;(SOFT & ROOM TEMPERATURE).
1/3 C. powdered sugar;
Slowly add: 1&1/4 cups flour. (MIX IN 1/8 CUP sifted Cocoa; if you desire to make them chocolate).
Add: 1 Tbsp. vanilla & 1 Tbsp. water.
Mix all contents well.
Mixture will be thick and stiff.
1.)MIX IN ORDER GIVEN...(BE SURE TO MIX WELL AFTER EACH INGREDIENT!).
2.)Roll in small balls.
3.)Bake at 300 degrees F oven for 4 min.
$.)Remove and press an INDENTION in cookie(Using the back of the 1/8 tsp. measuring spoon).
Bake another 8-10 min.
* DO NOT BROWN!
IMMEDIATELY ADD 'JUNIOR MINT' CANDY TO CENTER WHERE YOU HAVE PLACED INDENTION.

OR
*When the cookies are cool fill centers with icing...
2
ICING:
2 - C. powdered sugar
1 - Tbsp. butter
1 - tsp. vanilla
3 - Tbsp. Milk-(enough to make it a medium stiff icing.)
ADD: A few drops of food color of your choice.
or
Chocolate Fudge Icing Recipe
Melt: 1-1/2 Tbsp. Butter & 1 Tbsp. Cocoa powder in small saucepan over med. to low heat.
Stir and add: 1-3 Tbsp. Milk.
(Add slowly to thicken.
1 to 2 C. Powdered Sugar,(sifted).
Stir til smooth.
Add: 1 tsp. - vanilla extract.
Stir: Until smooth and creamy.
Add: More milk (1/2 to 1 Tbsp. at a time); if icing is too thick...Stir until smooth & creamy.
Add: 1/2 to 1 tsp. to indention (Thumb Print) of cookie.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Vanilla, #JUNIOR-MINTs