Thumbprint Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Leanne

I started looking for a thumbprint recipe and found this one I have changed it a bit to fit my families tastes. These are a great holiday cookies. I have also dyed the dough orange for Halloween. These are very versatile.

Top Review by mary winecoff

I wanted a thumbprint cookies that did not have nuts and this one turned out perfectly. I did chill the dough about 20 minutes and used a melon baller (using the back) to press out the hole. They looked beautiful. Filled with some homemade strawberry preserves.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Beat margarine and sugar together until fluffy; add vanilla and egg and beat well.
  3. Stir in flour and baking powder.
  4. Roll into balls and press thumb into the middle of the cookie, fill with half a tsp or so of jelly.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

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