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Thumbprint Cookies

Quick and easy cookies for a fun bake with kids
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bake with kids, cookies,, kid friendly snack
Servings: 8 cookies


  • OTG or MIcrowave Oven to bake


  • 56 gms Butter (Salted or unsalted)
  • 30 gms Confectioner's Sugar / Icing Sugar
  • 60 gms all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp Jam any flavour of your choice


  • Take room temperature butter in a bowl and add the sugar to it. Mix well with a spatula
  • Add the flour to the butter and sugar mix and bring it all together into a soft dough
  • Refrigerate the dough for around 30 minutes or till it gets firm
  • Preheat the oven to 175C
  • Divide the dough into 8 parts and shape each into a smooth ball
  • Gently press the ball to slightly flatten it. Use your thumb to make an indent in the centre of the cookie dough
  • Fill the centre of the cookie dough with some jam and place them 2 inches apart on a baking tray lined with parchment
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes till the sides of the cookies start to turn brown
  • Let the cookies cool completely before eating them. It should take around 20-30 minutes.
  • Store in an airtight container for 3-4 days


This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled