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Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

For years, I made Swedish thumbprint cookies with raspberry jam and walnuts. Now at Christmas, I use pistachios and cranberries for holiday color. —Dion Frischer, Ann Arbor, MI
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Pistachio Thumbprints

Pistachio Thumbprints

Pistachio Thumbprints

"These mild pistachio-flavored cookies disappear in a wink," says Liz Probelski of Port Washington, Wisconsin.

Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry-Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies

For years, I made Swedish thumbprint cookies with raspberry jam and walnuts. Now at Christmas, I use pistachios and cranberries for holiday color. —Dion Frischer, Ann Arbor, MI

Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

This versatile recipe couldn't be easier or yummier! Switch things up by using several different jams or jellies. Georgia MacDonald - Dover, New Hampshire

Jeweled Thumbprints

Jeweled Thumbprints

Jeweled Thumbprints

When I moved here from Malta more than 20 years ago, a kind neighbor lady took me under her wing and baked many cookies for me. This is one of her recipes that I treasure.

Chocolate Thumbprints Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprints Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprints Cookies

My group of friends had a weekly "movie night" during winters on Martha's Vineyard, and we'd take turns making a chocolate treat to share. These terrific cookies were an instant success. Once they debuted, I had to make them many more times. —Laura Bryant German, W. Warren, Massachusetts

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Chocolate Caramel Thumbprints

Covered in chopped nuts and drizzled with chocolate, these cookies are delicious and pretty, too. Everybody looks forward to munching on them during the holidays. -Elizabeth Marino San Juan Capistrano, California

German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

German Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

I love anything with the German chocolate combination of chocolate, pecans and coconut. The taste is most often associated with cake—until now! —Kathleen Morrow, Hubbard, Ohio

Walnut Thumbprints

Walnut Thumbprints

Walnut Thumbprints

Out of all my cookie recipes, I get the most requests for this one. A friend gave the recipe to me years ago and it's become our family's favorite.

Chocolate Pecan Thumbprints

Chocolate Pecan Thumbprints

Chocolate Pecan Thumbprints

Every Christmas for over 30 years, I have rolled, cut, shaped and baked batches cookies for family and friends. These melt-in-your-mouth morsels with a dollop of chocolate in the center are among my favorites.—Jim Ries, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pecan Pie Thumbprints

Pecan Pie Thumbprints

Pecan Pie Thumbprints

A good buttery dough and nutty filling take time to make, but the results are so worth it. After munching on a few, I think you'll agree.— Peggy Key, Grant, Alabama

Eggnog Thumbprints

Eggnog Thumbprints

Eggnog Thumbprints

Says Mary Ann Ludwig of Edwardsville, Illinois, “These cute cookie bites always get a recipe request. They make special holiday gifts and freeze well, too.”
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