Best Thumbprint Cookies

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Try this Best Thumbprint Cookies recipe and let your family test taste them and see what they think of them. You can even make several varieties and have the kids decide whether this is the best thumbprint cookies recipe or not. The odds are, of course, that the kids will love any and every configuration of just about any cookie you put in front of them, and will not be able to choose a best one. But that is okay. That just means that you can decide which one you enjoy the most, and be sure to make that variation for everyone else, too. And this recipe is so simple, quick, and easy that the kids can join in and help to make them. The site, Café Sucre Farine, where the recipe can be found shows tons of photos of a bunch of kids who helped to make the recipe that is available for this best thumbprint cookies recipe.

This thumbprint cookies recipe is extremely easy, and so you can have the kids help out. It might even be possible to let your older baker oversee the kitchen activities, this recipe is just that simple. There are plenty of ways that the little ones can participate in what is going on. The photos show the kids mixing the entire dough, which might be possible with plenty of supervision. Then, what the kids can certainly do pretty easily is roll the individual cookies in to balls and put them on a parchment covered baking pan. Then the kids can likely also poke the hole in to the thumbprint cookies and make sure the indentation is deep enough to hold some jam. It will probably take an adult to fill the cookies with your favorite jam. This recipe recommends a made from scratch variety of jam, peach raspberry freezer jam, which is fabulous for this cookie. You can, of course, choose almost any jam you like. You might also try blueberry, raspberry, strawberry, marmalade or any other variety that you and the kids enjoy. You could also fill this cookies recipe with chocolate, either light chocolate or dark chocolate, as you prefer (or maybe, as the kids choose).

These cookies are so easy to make, and there are plenty of variations on this theme. You can roll these cookies in all kinds of nuts, coconut, and other things such as these suggestions, and choose a wide range of fillings that will taste great. Rolling the cookies in chopped hazelnuts, and filling the center with milk chocolate and a whole hazelnut is one suggestion among many of the wide range of ways that you can make up this thumbprint cookies recipe. Enjoy it!

Nutrition Facts for: Best Thumbprint Cookies from Cafe Sucre Farine
Ingredients: Butter, sugar, almond extract, all purpose flour, jam, powdered sugar, milk.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 42 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 94, Calories from Fat 40, Total Fat 4.4g 7%, Saturated Fat 2.8g 14%, Cholesterol 12mg 4%, Sodium 33mg 1%, Potassium 11mg 0%, Carbohydrates 13.2g 4%, Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%, Sugars 7.9g, Protein 0.7g, Vitamin A 3%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%

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