Thumbprint Cookies
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks), at room temperature
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs yolks
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • ½ cup of your favorite jam
  • 2 tsp. Milk
  • ½ Confectioners sugar
  1. In the bowl of a mixer cream together sugar and butter.
  2. Add in egg yolks and vanilla extract to the butter mixture.
  3. Add the flour and salt to batter and mix until just combined.
  4. Form dough into ball and flatten into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  6. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place on parchment lined cookie sheets.
  7. Lightly press down with your thumb in center of the cookie dough ball and make a small well. In the well fill with ½ teaspoon of jam.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until slightly firm.
  9. Make icing by stirring together confectioners’ sugar and and milk. Stir until completely smooth. It should be runny to be able to drizzle over cookies.
  10. Once cookies are cooled, take a spoon and drizzle icing back and forth over cookies to make stripes.
Recipe by 2 Sisters 2 Cities at