Jam thumbprints

Jam thumbprints

Based on 15 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-40+
200 g 
butter (soft)
100 g 
sugar
1½ tsp 
vanilla sugar
¼ tsp 
salt
2  
egg yolks
1 tsp 
vanilla extract
200 g 
flour
80 g 
starch
100 g 
ground almonds
1  
egg
2 tbsp 
milk
120 g 
jam
Metric
Imperial
  • 200 g butter (soft)
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2  egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 g flour
  • 80 g starch
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 1  egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 120 g jam

Utensils

  • wooden spoon (optional)
  • saucepan
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • plastic wrap
  • bowl
  • parchment paper
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • 2 large mixing bowls

Nutrition per serving

Cal
116
Protein
2g
Fat
7g
Carb
11g

Step 1/4

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Beat together soft butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, egg yolks, and vanilla extract in a bowl. In another bowl, mix together flour, starch, and ground almonds and add alternately to the butter-egg mixture, until a smooth dough forms.
  • 200 butter
  • 100 sugar
  •  tsp vanilla sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 flour
  • 80 starch
  • 100 ground almonds
  • oven
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • 2 large mixing bowls

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Beat together soft butter, sugar, vanilla sugar, salt, egg yolks, and vanilla extract in a bowl. In another bowl, mix together flour, starch, and ground almonds and add alternately to the butter-egg mixture, until a smooth dough forms.

Step 2/4

Form dough into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and place in the fridge for approx. 30 min.
  • plastic wrap

Form dough into a ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and place in the fridge for approx. 30 min.

Step 3/4

Split the dough into balls the size of a large walnut and place on a lined baking sheet. Lightly flatten the balls and, using the end of a cooking spoon or your thumb, create a small well in the center of each cookie.
  • wooden spoon
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper

Split the dough into balls the size of a large walnut and place on a lined baking sheet. Lightly flatten the balls and, using the end of a cooking spoon or your thumb, create a small well in the center of each cookie.

Step 4/4

In a bowl, whisk together egg and milk and brush cookies with the mixture. Warm jam in a saucepan over medium heat, until smooth in texture, then add 1 tsp. to the well of each cookie. Bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 10 min., or until golden brown. Leave to cool and top cookies with any remaining jam, if desired. Enjoy!
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 120 jam
  • saucepan
  • bowl

In a bowl, whisk together egg and milk and brush cookies with the mixture. Warm jam in a saucepan over medium heat, until smooth in texture, then add 1 tsp. to the well of each cookie. Bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 10 min., or until golden brown. Leave to cool and top cookies with any remaining jam, if desired. Enjoy!