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Unique Thumbprint Cookie Recipes - 31 recipes

Fill a thumbprint cookie with a tasty treat! Fruit, nuts and chocolate are just a few of the favorite ingredients to fill a thumbprint-sized indentation in a sweet cookie. Thumbprint cookies are usually small, so you can have a lot more!

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By xoXmuffinzXox

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (36 Votes)
Chocolate Thumbprint Kiss Cookies 1 Picture
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Servings 30
Preparation time 75
Cooking time 85

  • 1 stick butter
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet mini morsels
  • a sprinkling of granulated sugar for rolling
  • powdered sugar for dusting
  • 30 Hershey's Kisses, unwrapped

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Chocolate Thumbprint Kiss Cookies are best made with Hot Cocoa Creme filled Hershey's Kisses or something similar

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Thumbprint cookies are a classic cookies that always make a great impression, regardless of what the occasion is

  • COOKIE:
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 9 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • Nuts
  • FILLING:
  • 5 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa
  • Water to desired consisstency
4.6/5 (29 Votes)

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Delicious vegan friendly thumbprint cookies filled with your favorite jam

  • 2 cups whole almonds
  • 4 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour, divided
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • Assorted jams of your choice
4.6/5 (9 Votes)

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These Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies are always a favorite!

  • COOKIES:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (measured correctly)
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cream or milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract, optional
4.7/5 (18 Votes)

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The holidays aren't the same unless you have some classic thumbprint cookies on hand, just make sure to save some f

  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup self rising flour
  • 1 1/2 cups pecans, chopped
  • Colored icing
4.4/5 (11 Votes)

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Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprints are delicious shortbread cookies filled with raspberry jam

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
4.5/5 (72 Votes)

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These Peanut Butter & Jelly Thumbprint are always great to share

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Just the right amount of sweetness, filled with jam and then lightly drizzled with icing

  • COOKIES:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Approximately 1/2 cup any flavor jam, I used my own homemade peach jam and this homemade strawberry jam
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
4.5/5 (34 Votes)

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These pineapple thumbprint cookies are delightfully tropical and sweet

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 cup coarse sugar
  • 1 whole egg, beaten (only If needed as an egg wash)
  • 1/4 cup pineapple preserves
4.6/5 (23 Votes)

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Red velvet cookies and cakes are so pretty, but I always wish they had a bigger flavor

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 4 teaspoons red food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups white baking chips
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies
4.7/5 (14 Votes)

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No bake peanut butter thumbprint cookies filled with sweet strawberry jam

  • 1/4 roasted, unsalted peanut butter ( I used 1/4 cup PB2 powdered peanut butter plus 3 tablespoons water and mixed)
  • 1/4 cup granulated Stevia (or you could use coconut sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Strawberry jam, as needed to fill the cookies
4.7/5 (11 Votes)

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It's so simple converting everyday sugar cookies into these decadent chocolate-coconut thumbprint cookies for a spe

  • 1 (16.5-ounce) roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 4 ounces sweet baking chocolate, melted, cooled 10 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup coconut pecan ready-to-spread frosting
  • 2 ounces sweet baking chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil
4.5/5 (26 Votes)

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Chocolate thumbprint cookies filled with a sweet cream cheese filling

  • COOKIES:
  • 1/2 cup (1-stick) butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • FILLING:
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Kiss Cookies are the perfect thumbprint cookie that combines the flavors of both chocol...

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter, cubed
  • 1/2 peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 30 chocolate kisses
  • Special equipment: 2 large baking sheets and a stand mixer
4.7/5 (13 Votes)

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These lil chocolate Kiss thumbprint beauties are always a success! Make sure to make plenty because they disappear

  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup walnuts, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 26 milk chocolate kisses
4.6/5 (20 Votes)

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