Mom's Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef OG

This is the ONLY thumbprint I will make. I tried other recipes and this one is the best. The cream cheese keeps the cookies from being dry and cracking. They look as good as they taste

Top Review by Lynne P.

I leave out the nuts use sugar crystal and Hershey kisses or miniature peanut butter cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the Butter, Shortening Cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix flour and salt in a separate bowl.
  3. Add flour mixture in small batches to the butter mixture mixing well.
  4. Chill dough for 2-3 hours.
  5. Roll into 1”balls dip in egg white and roll in chopped nuts.
  6. Fill with Raspberry or Apricot Jam.
  7. Bake at 350 for 10-13 minutes.

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