STREAMING NOW: Feast with Friends

Mom's Thumbprint Cookies

sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“My mother used to use these in one of her lessons, when she was a Home Economics teacher in the '60s.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
36
YIELD:
3 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350'.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl.
  3. Add yolk and mix.
  4. Add flour, beat until well blended.
  5. In a small bowl, lightly beat egg white.
  6. Form dough into small balls.
  7. Dip each ball in egg white and roll in nuts, place on a cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 5 minutes.
  9. Make depression in each cookie, the back of a small measuring spoon works well.
  10. Bake 10 more minutes.
  11. Cool, add small spoonful of jelly in the depression of each cookie.
  12. Substitutions: may use walnuts or almonds, instead of pecans.
  13. May use icing instead of jelly.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: