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Mom's Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

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“This is the ONLY thumbprint I will make. I tried other recipes and this one is the best. The cream cheese keeps the cookies from being dry and cracking. They look as good as they taste”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
16
YIELD:
24-30 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream the Butter, Shortening Cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Mix flour and salt in a separate bowl.
  3. Add flour mixture in small batches to the butter mixture mixing well.
  4. Chill dough for 2-3 hours.
  5. Roll into 1”balls dip in egg white and roll in chopped nuts.
  6. Fill with Raspberry or Apricot Jam.
  7. Bake at 350 for 10-13 minutes.

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