Baking With Gramma for the Holidays – Thumbprint Cookies!

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These cookies are super-easy and so yummy you’ll want to make them all the time!

Check them out!

What You Need

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter download (16)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • jam or preserves


Step #1 – Preheat oven, 400 degrees. 

Step #2 – Cream together the butter and brown sugar. 

Step #3 – Add egg yolk. Mix well. 

Step #4 – Add flour and stir to combine. 

Step #5 – Beat egg white until frothy. 

Step #6 – Roll tablespoon-size pieces of dough in egg white, then roll in nuts. 

Step #7 – Place on ungreased cookie sheet. 

Step #8 – Press your ‘thumbprint’ in each cookie dough. 

Step #9 – Bake 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 300 degrees. Bake another 15 minutes. 

Step #10 – Put jam in each thumbprint. 

Makes 2 dozen cookies, or double the recipe. 


Try using chocolate spread such as “Nutella” or marmalade for an extra delicious treat!


Categories: Baking With Gramma

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