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Dulce de Leche Thumbprints

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Dulce de Leche Thumbprints
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 22
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Betty Crocker® cookie mix and dulce de leche come together in this Christmas dessert.
Updated Mar 11, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup coarse white sparkling sugar
  • 3/4 cup dulce de leche milk caramel spread (from 13.4-oz can)
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, flour, vanilla and egg until soft dough forms. Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll balls in sparkling sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 2
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Using thumb or end of wooden spoon handle, immediately make indentation in center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 3
    Spoon dulce de leche into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off small corner of bag. Twist bag above dulce de leche; squeeze to pipe about 1 1/2 teaspoons dulce de leche into center of each cookie.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    These cookies are similar in flavor to alfajores, a South American confection typically consisting of buttery round cookies sandwiched with dulce de leche.

Nutrition

190 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 29g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Total Fat
7g
0%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
0%
Sodium
110mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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