I love thumbprint cookies! In this recipe I am using a basic shortbread cookie dough and filling the cookie with homemade Raspberry and Blackberry jam that my daughters preserved during the summertime. Use your favorite jam for the filling.
Thumbprint cookies are a classic and easy to make shortbread cookie dough that can be used to make a variety of Christmas cookies. It is a great time saver to make a large batch, separate out the dough and change of the flavorings, fillings or toppings to decorate. Use your imagination and play around with different flavor combinations and decorating ideas.
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Thumbprint Cookie Recipe:
1 cup powdered (confectioners’) sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons milk
In a small bowl, combine powdered sugar, almond extract, and enough milk to make frosting a thin consistency and easy to drizzle.
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