Thumbprint Cookies

Jenny Unternahrer

By
@Jenny_U

These cookies are easy to freeze if they make it that far! Bring to room temperature before serving.


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Serves:

12-15

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2/3 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
2
egg yolks
1 tsp
vanilla
2
egg whites
walnuts, finely chopped
frosting

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat butter until creamy. Add half of the flour with sugar, egg yolks, and vanilla. Beat until thoroughly combined. Beat in remaining flour.
2
Cover and chill for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
3
Shape into 1 inch balls (slightly overfill small cookie scoop.) Roll in egg whites, then in walnuts. Place 1 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. Press center down with your thumb.
4
Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until edges are slightly brown. Cool. Fill centers with frosting. If you like, tint your frosting to match the occasion. Makes 28-30 cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies