Recipe by Lisa
"A very fragile cookie that melts in your mouth."
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What a wonderful little cookie! It's very delicate and does melt in your mouth. I used the icing on some and powdered sugar on others. Next time I will try drizzling melted dark chocolate on top - a definite keeper!
dont just die the frosting pink, use cherry juice and it tints it and adds a little flavor
I made these at Christmas. My Aunt made something very much like this many years ago the name was the same. I remember icing was sandwich between the two domed shaped cookies, and the icing was always tinted pink. Great for baby or wedding shower cookie plate. Cream cheese adds a nice second flavor, and letting the cookies mellow for a week or two just makes them better.
I would recommend rolling the balls in half the size, more time consuming but then they are easier to eat. This is a great little cookie for bridal & baby showers.
I've been searching everywhere for this recipe. This are not only great, but also so easy to make.
These are my most requested cookie for holiday baking. I have used it for years and the cookies always get rave reviews. I vary the recipe by using different extracts in the frosting. I have made it with lemon, almond and vanilla. The cookies are tender. I use a cookie sheet without sides in order to slide them off. Don't handle them too much just after baking. They are best to make a day ahead as they firm up after being frosted (keep them in the fridge.) They truely melt in your mouth. The frosting is a must with the cookie. I use a pastry bag to pipe the frosting into the thumbprint. Yummy! Try it!
I love htis recipe! It was given to me by a friend's mother, but I lost it. I was glad to find it here! I made these cookies for a bridal shower and they were a hit! My friend's mother made them for my bridal shower, and she added lemon flavoring. They were awesome! They are great because you can color the frosting to go with color schemes.
Yum!!!! I have been looking for this recipe for ever! I didn't know what these cookies were called. I was looking under "thumbprints" and kept coming across nut cookies with jam frosting. = ( I did a key word search and found these! Soooooo happy. My husband has never had them, and has nearly ate the whole batch in one day. Thank you so much! I did bake them on parchment paper. This way I could lift them up to see if they were starting to brown on the bottom. When they were just starting to brown on the bottom, they were done, and still not at all brown on the top side. I also used a floured tablespoon measure to make the dough balls to ensure a uniform size. I ended up with exactly 24 cookies as the recipe states. Delicious!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 81
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