Christmas chocolate thumbprint cookies

Christmas Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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sherry monfils


I make these chocolatey, delicious cookies for Christmas. Easy to make, so the kids can help, and they really enjoy making them!


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  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c
    coarse sugar
  • 1/3 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 c
    chocolate chips

How to Make Christmas chocolate thumbprint cookies


  1. In bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt. Add butter, eggs and vanilla. Stir until well combined, will be thick.
  2. Cover, refrigerate for 1/2 an hour, until firm. Heat oven to 325. Line baking sheets w/ parchment paper. Place coarse sugar in a shallow bowl.
  3. Roll heaping tbsps of dough into balls, then roll in coarse sugar. Place dough balls 1" apart on baking sheets. Lightly flatten each dough ball, and make a deep indentation in the center w/ your thumb. Bake 10 mins. Remove from oven. In small bowl, whisk together peanut butter and powdered sugar. Place chocoalte chips in microwaveable bowl, microwave until melted. Fill 1/2 the cookies w/ peanut butter mix, and the other 1/2 w/ the melted chocolate. Refrigerate until set, about 1/2 an hour.

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About Christmas chocolate thumbprint cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom

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