Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies Recipe: KinderArt ®
RASPBERRY THUMBPRINT COOKIES RECIPE
Submitted by: Amanda Formaro [Amanda is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. www.amandascookin.com]
Learn how to make raspberry thumbprint cookies.
- 3 3/4 cups all purpose flour
- 1 1/3 cups butter or margarine, softened
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1 egg yolk
- 3/4 cup raspberry preserves*
NOTE: This makes a LOT of cookies! You can cut this dough in half, use one
half, and freeze the other for another time.
Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place 1 inch apart on cookie
sheets. Press thumb into centers of cookies, making deep indentations. Bake
Remove from oven, and with 1/3 cup red raspberry preserves* fill
indentations. Bake 5 minutes; immediately remove and cool cookies on racks.
*You can vary this recipe by using different flavored preserves. I have used
blackberry, strawberry, mixed berry and boysenberry all with excellent
Use these treats as gifts! Using
plastic wrap, place 2-3 treats in the center and gather the ends at
the top. Finish it by securing each bundle with a ribbon. Line a cookie
tin with tissue paper, flare out the edges for a decorative look. Then
carefully place the goodies into the cookie tins, fold the edges of the
tissue paper carefully over the top of the treats and secure with cookie tin
lid. Adorn the top with a colorful bow.
by: Time-Life Books
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by: Penny Warner
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