Cherry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

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Total Time
27mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
12 mins

from "Taste of the South"

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Beat butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla at medium speed until creamy.
  2. Sift together flour cornstarch and salt. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture. Beat until combined. Fold in pistachios. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  4. Using teaspoon size springloaded scoop, drop dough approximately 2 inches apart onto baking sheets. With hands roll dough into balls. Wet finger and gently press indentation in center of each cooke. Put 1/2 teaspoon of preserves in each indent. Sprinkle cookies evenly with granulated sugar.
  5. Bake for 12 minutes. Cool on pans for 5 minutes. Move to wire rack and cool completely.