Thumbprint Cookies

1
Jenny Unternahrer

By
@Jenny_U

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Thumbprint Cookies

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.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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