German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

RC :)

By
@rcrc

This is an old recipe from the side of a Pillsbury German Chocolate cake mix.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
Appx. 5 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

TOPPING

1 c
sugar
1 c
evaporated milk
1/2 c
butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp
vanilla
3
egg yolks, beaten
1 1/2 c
coconut
1 1/2 c
chopped pecans

COOKIES

1 pkg
german chocolate cake mix
1/3 c
butter or margarine, melted

How to Make German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a heavy 2-qt. saucepan, combine sugar, milk, 1/2 cup butter, vanilla and egg yolks; blend well. Cook over medium heat for 10 to 13 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring frequently. Stir in coconut and pecans. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • 2Reserve 1 1/4 cups of topping mixture; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the cookie ingredients and remaining topping mixture. Stir by hand until thoroughly moistened.
  • 3Heat oven to 350 degrees. Shape dough into 1" balls. Place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With thumb, make an indentation in center of each ball. Fill each indentation with rounded 1/2 teaspoon of the reserved 1 1/4 cups of topping.
  • 4Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until set. Cool 5 minutes and remove from pans. Cool completely. Makes appx. 5 dozen.

Printable Recipe Card

About German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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




Leave a Comment

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...