Valentine's thumbprint cookies from Janie's Cakes - | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Valentine's thumbprint cookies from Janie's Cakes

Check out Janie's recipe for Valentine's Thumb Print Cookie - they'll be fun to make with your kids or grandkids, just like Janie does!


Mix together

    1 cup All Purpose Flour
    1/8 tsp Salt
    Blend together in a mixer:1 ingredient at a time and in order
    1 Stick of Butter, room temperature
    1/3 c Sugar
    1 tsp Vanilla Extract
    1 Egg Yolk
    3/4 c chopped walnuts(or other nut if you wish) *Optional
    1/2 c jam, preserves, spreads of your choosing


      Preheat oven to 350 degrees
      Whip butter, add sugar, & blend until light & fluffy
      Add egg yolk and blend
      Add vanilla and blend
      Add flour & salt mixture (nuts if you wish)
      Take teaspoon size portions and roll into balls
      Place on lined cookie sheet
      Indent each ball with your thumb
      Bake 10 minutes in 350 degree oven
      Take them out of the oven and place whatever filling you wish ( about ½ tsp in each cookie)
      Return to 350 degree oven for additional 10 minutes 

      Happy Baking!!


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