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Thumbprint Cookies

Looking for recipes for thumbprint cookies? Taste of Home has the best thumbprint cookie recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Apricot Thumbprints

Apricot Thumbprints

Apricot Thumbprints

Each dimpled delight holds a dab of apricot preserves—or whatever jam or jelly your family fancies most. —Jeanette Meidal, Savage, Minnesota

Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

Speckled with chopped nuts and topped with a candied cherry, these tender cookies will disappear fast.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Blackberry-Filled Chocolate Thumbprints

Blackberry-Filled Chocolate Thumbprints

Blackberry-Filled Chocolate Thumbprints

Pretty blackberry jam peeks out from behind a thin layer of white chocolate in these soft milk chocolate cookies. The flavors just taste amazing together.—Abby Bullington, Cheyenne, Wyoming
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Apricot-Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

Apricot-Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

Apricot-Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

The past few years I have experimented using cake mixes to make favorite or new cookie recipes. This is one of those that has met approval with many.

Black Forest Thumbprint Cookies

Black Forest Thumbprint Cookies

Black Forest Thumbprint Cookies

My creation is special because I have captured the flavors of two classic desserts, Black Forest Cake and Cherries Jubilee in a cookie. The fudgy chocolate cookie is filled with a no-coo cherry mixture. Chopped almonds compliment the amaretto flavor in the filling and the cookie is an eye-catcher and oh-so pretty to serve during the holidays.—Barbara Estabrook, Rhinelander, 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

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Jam Thumbprint Cookies

When I was four, Mom and I would don our aprons and I would pretend we were bakers named Marge and Betty. Though we dropped that routine, we still make Christmas cookies together every year. —Rebecca Little, Park Ridge, Illinois

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

Chocolate Covered Cherry Thumbprints

Chocolate Covered Cherry Thumbprints

Chocolate Covered Cherry Thumbprints

When I dig out my best cookie recipes, they remind me of baking when my children were little. These thumbprints with cherries elicit sweet memories. —Deborah Puette, Lilburn, GA
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