THE BEST THUMBPRINT COOKIES

The Best Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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penny jordan

By
@PennyLJ55

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

How to Make THE BEST THUMBPRINT COOKIES

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...
  • 2ICING:
    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.

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