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Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies (Cookie Mix)

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Savor the tasty prize of jam in the center of each cookie. Value the baker's time-saving prize of using a cookie mix!"
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1 h 10 m servings 72
Original recipe yields 66 servings (5 1/2 dozen cookies)


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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until soft 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.


  • TIPS from the kitchens
  • How-To: Use a plastic squeeze bottle with narrow tip to drizzle melted baking chips.
  • Variation: Thumbprint cookies can be made with many types of jam; try apricot, blackberry or blueberry.
  • High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Decrease butter to 1/3 cup. Increase flour to 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 72 calories; 3.3 9.7 0.7 7 36 Full nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

So easy and very tasty. Did add a splash of vanilla in the dough and used confectionery sugar glaze instead of chocolate.

Most helpful critical review

Not the amazing thumbprint cookie I was expecting, but it did the trick. I probably won't make this again because I have hopes that there is something better out there.

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So easy and very tasty. Did add a splash of vanilla in the dough and used confectionery sugar glaze instead of chocolate.

super easy and yummy. I added a teaspoon of vanilla extract and they were loved by all. If you make these as directed, they are very small and i thought the cooking time was too long. I burned t...

YUMMY! These are even better than traditional thumbprint cookies from scratch. We also used strawberry jam instead of raspberry on some cookies, and they were just as good.

This was sooo easy, but looked elegant and homemade on a tray. I made them for a cookie exchange, and my family demanded their own batch. Definite repeat!

Yummy, I made a lemon version. I added 1t lemon extract to the cookie batter and then I used lemon marmalade (curd would also work) for the filling and then drizzled with citrus glaze (1 cup si...

I made these cookies for a Holiday Cookie party. My cookies were the only ones that were all gone at the end of the party! A++

This recipe turned out great! It was a lite sweet cookie! Everyone loved it!

These cookies were amazing but I actually didn't do the drizzle as directed. I found a WONDERFUL almond drizzle from another recipe on this site - "Raspberry and Almond Shortbread Thumbprints". ...

I made these for a friend's wedding and they turned out wonderful. so elegant yet so easy! I didn't use the sugar on top, I thought they looked just as nice with just the melted chocolate. I ...