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Thumbprint Kisses

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"This uses the basic thumbprint cookie recipe but you top it with a chocolate kiss instead of jam."

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Original recipe makes 2 1/2 to 3 dozen cookies Change Servings


  1. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the egg yolks and vanilla and mix well. Mix in the flour then knead in the finely chopped walnuts. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Roll chilled dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Make a thumbprint in the middle of each cookie.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. In a small pan over medium heat melt the caramels and the light cream together. Stir until smooth. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon o the caramel into the thumbprint of each warm cookie then top with a chocolate kiss.
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Mar 31, 2003

This recipe has too little flour for the amount of butter it calls for. I would recommend adding one more cup of flour, then the cookies wouldn't spread so much during baking. Good luck.

Dec 20, 2003

This was the worst recipe that I have ever tried. They came out looking like pancakes. I have tried the recipe twice and both times the same thing happened. I wasted my time and my money. It was just a very bad recipe.


7 Ratings

Mar 31, 2003

The cookie did not hold its shape like normal thurmprint spread out and was flat as a pancake. I loved the idea of doing caramel and the hershey kiss but I wll try it on another cookie base because this one did not work no matter how long I refrigerated the dough

May 16, 2013

The batter was runny, like others have said. But I tell ya, try thumbprint cookies with a swirl of chocolate frosting instead of a kiss. Fabulous!!! Try it!

Jan 26, 2011

Not a good recipe. Cookies did not form. The dough just melted in the oven and made a mess. Boo.

Nov 09, 2008

I wish I would have read the other reviews first. They tasted allright but they were completely flat like pancakes.


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  • Calories
  • 140 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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