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Thumb Print Cookie

Hi everyone, I know its been forever and I apologize. I have been super busy and I haven’t had the time to sit on the computer for a long period of time. Between vacation, weddings and the whole family visiting, there has been so little time. I have had a wedding back to back in the last month too, so you can imagine. I haven’t baked in a few weeks but can’t wait to try new treats. This was my first try baking Thumb print cookie and I have to say they are one of my favorite type of cookies now. They are light and I love the option to use any type of filling to make them taste even yummier. The best part also is that they are easy and fast to make.


1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg, separated
1/2 tbsp. vanilla
1 cup flour
Jelly or preserve (any flavor)

Line your baking sheet with parchment paper

 Place your butter in mixing bowl

Add brown sugar

Add egg yoke

Add your vanilla extract

Using your hand mixer, mix until smooth

Add salt


Mix all your ingredients for another 2minutes or until smooth

Using a teaspoon( to ensure same shape of cookie) scoop the mix

Roll the mix into a smooth ball like the image below

Whisk your separated egg white

Cover your dough ball in egg white

Place on the baking sheet leaving about 1/2 inch between each dough ball

Use your thumb to make an imprint on the dough

Add your fill in, here I used strawberry jam which can be substituted for any other type of jam or preserve

1/2 a teaspoon of jam filled the whole i created with my thumb

should look like this

This is what happened to the rest of the jam, my son had a blast eating it, lol

Bake in the oven at 3… for minutes

Allow to cool on a baking rack for about5-10minutes and voila! They are perfect for light snack.



  1. May 19, 2011 / 4:51 pm

    AWWWW… ur son is a cuty!!! OMG.. he is gorgeous… the cookies look yum! I will try out the recipe ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. May 19, 2011 / 5:10 pm

    yesss ur son is absolutely adorable!

  3. May 19, 2011 / 7:41 pm

    Great treats Titi, we wish we could just come through the blog and grab a bite of those treats. Thanks for sharing your recipe


  4. May 19, 2011 / 11:59 pm

    awwww look at that cute little face (even though he doesn't let me carry him but I have something for him, lol!)

  5. May 20, 2011 / 1:32 am

    Oooh! Your son is a cutie! And he knows what's up, licking that jam lol! Those cookies look delish!


  6. May 20, 2011 / 3:47 am

    Thanks everyone for the kind comments
    @ Pearls lol, his shakara is too much

  7. May 20, 2011 / 5:43 am

    You boys looks as sweet as the jam, ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. May 20, 2011 / 12:00 pm

    Awwww Timi looks so cute eating those cookies! These look great, I have yet to make thumbprint cookies but I definitely will!

  9. May 20, 2011 / 12:00 pm

    @pearl, don't worry, he doesn't let me carry him either!!

  10. May 20, 2011 / 1:37 pm

    Awwww, Timi must have been hyper after all that face-stuffing! He is so cute, can I have him? I will give him all the jam he wants, lol.

    I did not know you had a blog! Loving it.

    I am saving this recipe asap, thanks for sharing.

  11. May 20, 2011 / 7:53 pm

    These look so yummy, make me some please!!Ohh sorry Vicki and Pearl, he lets me carry him…hehehe. I'll let you in on our secret for a small fee…lol

  12. May 23, 2011 / 5:01 pm

    yum yum!!! I am hungry for some, how have you been Titi?

  13. May 23, 2011 / 6:33 pm

    awwwwwww the little one is so darn cute!!OMG!!

  14. May 23, 2011 / 11:29 pm

    Hey Titi!
    just found this blog today ๐Ÿ™‚
    Awww your son is beyond cute ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. May 28, 2011 / 8:00 pm

    looks yummy! The little man is too cute!

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