Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thumbprint Cookies ~

  • 2/3 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Butter (softened)
  • 1/2 tsp. Almond Extract
  • 2 cups Flour
  • Raspberry Jam (Apple Butter or jam of your choice!)


  • 1 Cup Powder Sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp. Almond Extract


In a large bowl combine sugar, butter and almond extract. Mix while the scraping bowl often until creamy. Add flour and mix. Do not over-stir.  Shape dough into 1 inch balls.  Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.  With thumb, make indent in center of each cookie.This is fun for the kids! Fill each with about 1/4 teaspoon of jam. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned on the edges. Let them stand for 1 minute and remove from cookie sheet. Cool.

In another bowl, stir powder sugar and almond extract. Gradually add enough water to make a thin glaze.  Drizzle glaze over each cooled cookie. I like to place it into a sandwich bag, clipping the bottom corner and drizzling over each sweet cookie!



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