Thumb Print Cookies


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The thumbprint cookies is a tasty treat prepared from flour and eggs. The thumbprint cookies are made appealing by placing a thumbprint on the face of the cookie and then placing the jam as topping in the depression. Thumbprint cookie is a perfect dessert or sweet snack item to be relished on parties .

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Thumb Print Cookies recipe - How to make Thumb Print Cookies

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2 cups + 2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
2/3 cup sugar
3/4 tbsp salt
16 tbsp unsalted butter
jam (of your choice)-to top on the cookies
1 tbsp vanilla extract

  1. 1.sift the flour and keep aside.
  2. 2.bring the butter to room temprature and beat well till soft.
  3. the butter add flour,sugar,salt and vanilla extract one by one mixing continously with the beater until it forms a smooth dough.
  4. 4.take a lemon size dough,make a ball and flatten slightly to 11/2inch diameter.
  5. on the cookie sheet with enough space apart.
  6. 6.make a thumb print on top of each cookie(to make a slight depression )and place little jam to fill the dipression.
  7. 7.bake in the pre-heated (350 degree)oven for 25min or untill slight golden brown along the bottom side.
  8. immedeatly on the cooling rack.handle gently while removing from the cookie sheet.

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This recipe was contributed by cowsee on 31 May 2001

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