Jam Thumbprints are truly easy when you start with our refrigerated tub dough, place a slight thumbprint in the middle of the cookie then fill with your favorite flavor of jam, creating the perfect shortcut-recipe for this beloved holiday cookie.
- 1 package (16.5 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Sugar Cookie Bar Dough, slightly softened
- 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup raspberry, strawberry or apricot jam
PREHEAT oven to 325° F.
COMBINE cookie dough and flour in medium mixing bowl. Roll dough into 24, 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
BAKE for 14 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately make a depression in each cookie with the back of a 1/2 teaspoon measure. Fill each depression with 1/2 teaspoon of jam. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Store in single layer tightly covered.
• Dough can be made in advance, shaped into cookies and refrigerated until ready for baking.
• Recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a larger batch.
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I love these cookies!!
We love these but I also use the refrigerated sugar cookies. I bake them in miniature muffin pans and top them with candy kisses or milk chocolate chips.
Jam thumbprints is a one of a kind!
These are great, for variety I love to add 1/2 cup ground almonds to dough before forming them.
Excellent 4 parties
I made this cookies for a party at work and they were very popular. People even asked me for the recipe and I directed them to this site. They were easier to make than my last thumbprint disaster.
Thumbprint cookies have been my favorite since I was a kid. They are fun and easy to make.
easy and quick
I needed a quick dessert to bring with me to a party, I received alot of compliments.
I had a great time making these with my niece and nephew. They are very easy to make and taste great!
Of the 12, these are my favorite
These cookies are really very good. They are easy to make and I had all the ingredients I needed to make them. I wouldn't change a thing about this recipe. Be sure to have all cracks in the dough sealed up when you put the thumbprint hole. I had jam run out of a couple of cookies when they baked and the cookies expanded and the jam temporarily liquified.
Just by looking at the pic. of the sweet tart makes me and my family drool! This recipe is a famity tradition to our family now!!
These cookies are delicious and the refrigerated cookie dough makes them super easy. My daughter loves to help with these.
chocolate morsele on the TOP
IN the cookie dough I add Almond flavor and Almonds chop .On the top chocolate morsele.
I don't know what i did wrong? But they looked great until i baked them, then they spread out went flat and the jam soaked through... but rest assure, they did not go to waste...I ate them..hahah
My family loves these cookies, but my husband really likes it when I use apple butter instead of jam. If you like apple butter then this makes for a really great Autumn Favorite for the holidays!!!
I love these cookies! we bake these cookies every year at christmas. Instead of the vanilla we add almond extract which makes them so scrumtious. I also add powdered sugar to the top to make them look like snow. Everyone looks forward to these cookies in their goodie basket each year.
Fun to make
This was fun to make and eat. I let my grandsons make thumbprints.We had fun.
Jam Thumbprint cookies
I liked this recipe. It was quick and easy and my daughter liked helping me make them. We can't wait to make them again soon.
great for cookie platter
So easy.. great accent. I do sprinkle with a little sugar cinnamon mix but either way everyone loves them..
this is one of my favorite cookie recipes to make it is so easy and good.every loves it no matter what time of the year i make them