Thumbprint Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by MizzNezz

These cookies are one of the most requested. The kids love to help you make these. And they REALLY love to eat them!

Top Review by Karenm3

really really good, I used all butter though and filled the thumbprints with melted white chocolate and butter mixture. 2 thumbs up

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350*.
  2. Cream sugar, shortening, butter, vanilla and egg yolk.
  3. Stir in flour and salt until dough holds together.
  4. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  5. Beat egg white slightly.
  6. Dip each cookie ball in the egg white; roll in the nuts.
  7. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
  8. Press thumb deeply in center of each.
  9. Bake until light brown, about 8-10 minutes.
  10. Remove from cookie sheet, cool.
  11. Fill thumbprints with jelly.

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