Thimble Cookies (Christmas Cookies)

READY IN: 39mins
Recipe by moose Belfour

Cookies with jam in the center.

Top Review by shan.marsh

These were a HUGE hit. I used both raspberry preserves and fresh raspberries and it really made the difference. Also, I used way more than one cup of walnuts so I could cover the entire outside of the cookie. Everyone was surprised at how moist they were. Also, they looked really fancy. They are my new crowd-pleaser! My Dad is already talking about Christmas Cookies and it’s only February!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour and sugar together; add vanilla, egg yolks and butter.
  2. Mix well; roll into a large ball.
  3. Save the egg whites in a small bowl.
  4. Crush the walnuts as fine as you can.
  5. Roll dough into small balls (about a heaping tablespoon full.
  6. Roll these small balls in the egg whites.
  7. Then roll them in the crushed walnuts.
  8. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  9. Poke a hole in the middle about half way through with a thimble, or something around the same size.
  10. Place in the oven at 350°F for 7 minutes, then repoke the hole.
  11. Place back in the oven for 7 more minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Then fill in the hole with jam or jelly.
  13. Let cool.

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