Black Forest Thumbprint Cookies

“A different take on Thumbprint cookies. This is a recipe from my childhood, and is a wonderful adornment to any Christmas tray.”
READY IN:
28mins
SERVES:
48
YIELD:
48 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Beat well. Add dry ingredients until combined. Shape into 48 - 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and make thumbprint in center of each cookie. Place a maraschino cherry into each indentation.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and condensed milk just until soft. Stir in 4 tsp cherry juice and spoon about 1 tsp of frosting on top to cover cherry. Add more cherry juice if frosting needs to be thinned. Bake at 350F for 8-10 minutes.

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