Thumbprint Cookies

  • EWedge02 Posted: 12/21/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    These cookies were much better than I expected. Delicious!! Once I saw how messy my hands would get towards the end dipping the cookie in egg whites then the pecans I went ahead and made all the cookies into balls then did all the dipping at the same time. Enjoy.

  • jbounds54 Posted: 01/07/12
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    These cookies are just fantastic. I made them twice over Christmas. One of my favorite cookie recipe.

  • Mewtzo Posted: 11/18/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    The reason I gave this recipe a 5 is this recipe is similar to the one I have BUT what gives the best flavor is to substitute the almond extract with pure vanilla extract then fill the indentation with colored buttercream frosting-i.e. red and green for Christmas, pink and yellow for Easter, orange and black for Halloween...can be festive all year long!!!

  • lmking Posted: 01/09/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    These were great for Christmas Goodie boxes! They were just like the ones my Grandma used to make years ago but had lost the recipe! I rolled them in candied crushed pecans and used red raspberry preserves. Also found it was easier to use a small 1/4 or 1/2 tsp. measuring spoon to make indentations rather than my thumb. Also, chilling them for overnight after made was a good idea to give the jam time to thicken and made them less sticky! They came out just lovely! Will be an all time favorite!

  • ptlee25 Posted: 02/03/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Not usually a nut person; I went for it nuts and all. After rolling in the nuts, I would rolled them lightly in my hands again and found they stayed together better. Tried several fillings; but I love raspberry. I gave them as Christmas Cookie gifts and got rave reviews.

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