Saturday, 10 June 2017

Jam Thumbprint Butter Cookies

Try these butter cookies with the goodness of your favourite jam in the centre making them kids favourite snack. Indulge your kids while making them and they will love to do the filling part.

  • 1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 125 gm soft butter
  • 125 gm sugar 
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • strawberry jam as required


  1. Preheat oven at 180 degree celcius.
  2. Line a baking sheet with butter paper.
  3. Sift together maida, baking powder and salt.
  4. Beat together butter and sugar for 5 min. well till fluffy add 1 egg and vanilla essence beat well.
  5. Gradually mix in dry ingredients till resembles bread crumbs and stop the beater.
  6. Gently mix to make dough.
  7. Scoop out 1 inch balls using cookie scooper on the lined baking sheet.
  8. Press a thumb print into the centre of each cookie about half inch deep.
  9. Fill each centre with 1/2 tsp jam using spoon or piping bag.
  10. Bake at 180 degree celcius for 12-15 min or until edges turn golden in color.
  11. Let these cool on a wire rack and serve.