Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Proving once and for all that jelly isn’t just for breakfast, these jewel-toned treats are a must during the holiday season.

  • Prep Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 66

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup seedless raspberry jam
1
cup white vanilla baking chips
Red or green sugar, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until dough forms.
  • 2 Roll dough into 3/4-inch balls; place 2-inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon jam into each indentation.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave baking chips on High 1 to 2 minutes or until chips are melted; stir until smooth. Spoon melted chips into small resealable plastic bag; cut small hole in corner of bag. Squeeze bag gently to drizzle melted chips over cookies. Sprinkle with colored sugar.

Expert Tips

Use a plastic squeeze bottle with narrow tip to drizzle melted baking chips.

Thumbprint cookies can be made with many types of jam; try apricot, blackberry or blueberry.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
35mg
35%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.