Chocolate Thumbprints

Chocolate Thumbprints
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These rich chocolate cookies are perfect for pairing with a cup of hot tea.
25 min
Prep Time
2:20
Total Time
30 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

2/3 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
unsweetened cocoa
1/4 teaspoon
salt

Filling

2 (1-ounce) squares
white baking chocolate, chopped
2 tablespoons
apricot spreadable fruit preserves

Glaze

4 (1-ounce) squares
white baking chocolate, chopped
2 teaspoons
shortening

Directions

  1. Combine sugar and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until mixed. Add flour, cocoa and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  2. Wrap dough in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F.
  4. Shape dough into 1 1/8-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Make indentation in center of each cookie with thumb or back of spoon (edges may crack slightly). Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are set. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Cool completely on cooling rack.
  5. Place 2 ounces white chocolate in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat until melted; stir in preserves. Spoon heaping 1/4 teaspoon white chocolate mixture into center of each cookie.
  6. Melt 4 ounces white chocolate and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat; stir until smooth. Drizzle over each cookie. Let stand until set.

Recipe Tips

Not all cookie sheets are created equal. Look for heavy-gauge aluminum or stainless steel sheets with low or no sides for even browning. Dark cookie sheets may cause cookies to overbrown.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
110
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
13g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

would make these again very good

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