Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies

Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies Recipe

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Megan Stewart


These are favorites of mine! Mom filled the thumbprints with homemade icing rather than jelly. This recipe is never enough; at least double it!


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How to Make Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies


  1. Mix butter, brown sugar, egg yolk and vanilla. Sift flour and salt together and stir into above. Roll into small balls. Dip in slightly beaten egg whites. Roll into pecans. Bake 1" apart on ungreased sheet pan at 375 degrees. Bake 5 min. Make thumb print and bake an additional 8 min. Cool and ice.

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About Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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