Wednesday, March 11

Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies


These super simple shortbread cookies and light and airy.  Filled with your favorite jam , jelly, or chocolate spread for the perfect winter treat.

Full time 40 minutes (includes cooling time)

The needs-

2 sticks butter, softened
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup confectionery sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract

Filling:
1/3 cup jam or chocolate spread

The know-

Preheat your oven to 350' and line 2 baking trays with parchment.

In a mixing bowl combine butter and vanilla.

Add in flour and sugar, mixing just until smooth and even in texture.

Roll 1" balls out and lay 1 1/2" apart on baking sheets.

Gently press thumb into middle of each ball, creating a well.

Place 1/2 tsp (approximate) of filling into center of well.

Bake in oven for 12-14 minutes or until bottom have lightly browned, do not over bake these.

Remove from oven and let set on tray 2-3 minutes.

Remove to wire rack and allow to completely cool before serving.

Cheers!