Thumbprint Cookies

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Rhonda O

My Mom made these every Christmas! Everyone loves them!

Top Review by Just Call Me Martha

These are quite easy to make. The only change I made was to use more chopped pecans (I found myself running out after rolling about 2/3 of the cookies.) I used raspberry preserves, which seemed to me to provide the best combination of flavours. They taste great and look wonderful as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix margarine and sugar to creamy.
  2. Add syrup and egg yolk.
  3. Stir in flour, mix well.
  4. Chill dough.
  5. Roll into 1-inch balls.
  6. Dip in slightly beaten egg white.
  7. Roll into nuts.
  8. Place on greased cookie sheet.
  9. Press thumb into center of each cookie.
  10. Bake at 325° for 20 minutes.
  11. While warm fill center or each cookie with your favorite jam, jelly, or preserves.
  12. (I use strawberry preserves).

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