Apricot Thumbprint Cookies

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by Joy1996

I included the chilling time in the prep time.

Top Review by nnreq

I made these this weekend as part of my annual Christmas cookie frenxy. I knew that these would be a big hit as apricot is a favorite in my family. These were easy to make and added a touch of elegance to my Christmas tins.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and cream cheese; mix until well blended.
  3. Blend in egg and lemon juice; mix well.
  4. Add flour and baking powder; mix well.
  5. Chill at least 3 hours.
  6. Shape into 1" balls.
  7. Place on ungreased baking sheet; make indentation in center with your thumb or the back of a spoon.
  8. Fill indentation with 1 tsp (approximately) of apricot preserves.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cool.
  10. Dust with powdered sugar.

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