Thumbprint Cookies IV

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  • Published Jun 27th
  • Servings12
  • Calories259
Delicate cookies rolled in chopped nuts and filled with your favorite frosting or jam.

Thumbprint Cookies IV Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Thumbprint Cookies IV for 12 servings:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Thumbprint Cookies IV Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Thumbprint Cookies IV easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Separate the eggs.
  3. 3 Cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in the egg yolks and vanilla. Stir in the flour and the salt.
  4. 4 Shape the dough into small balls and roll in the slightly beaten egg whites then in the chopped nuts. Press thumb in center of cookie to make an indentation.
  5. 5 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 7 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool then fill with your favorite frosting or jam.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 259 calories; 16.4 grams of fat; 25 grams of carbohydrates; 3.4 grams of protein; 72 milligrams of cholesterol; 172 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 26th 2010

    These are, hands down, my favorite Christmas cookies. Light and buttery and not overly sweet which makes filling them with tinted sugar cookie frosting perfect. I don't think the egg whit ...

  2. Oct 27th 2010

    I was looking for a recipe to compare to cookies a co-worker used to make. These looked really close so I decided to try. I'm glad I did; however, it does need about 1/4 to 1/2 cup more fl ...

  3. Dec 14th 2009

    This is a very good tasting and easy recipe. I did find out that you really don't need to dip them in the egg whites. I made my first batch dipping them and rolling sprinkles on the edges it ...

  4. Dec 11th 2005

    These are very good cookies! I needed to add a little more flour so they were not sticky to roll, and filled the cookies with the jam before baking.

  5. Nov 20th 2005

    I tried this recipe, and the cookies flattened!! If there is anything I may need to do different, please let me know!

  6. Dec 19th 2004

    Fantastic! These are just like mom used to make. They are melt-in-your-mouth good. Since the recipe doesn't tell you how many or what kind of nuts to use, I find that 2 c. finely chopped pec ...

  7. Dec 17th 2002

    Fabulous! I rolled the cookies in chopped pecans and filled with raspberry jam! Everyone who tried them LOVED them! I also did a batch with chopped walnuts - they were good too, but not n ...

  8. Mar 24th 2002

    I made these and rolled them in colored sugar and filled with matching frosting. I can't tell you how many people have requested the recipe, thanks a million!

  9. Dec 28th 2001

    These were so easy, my children ages 13,10,8,7 made themselves and gave them out as goodie gifts for Christmas.