ST. PATRICK'S DAY MINT JELLY THUMBPRINTS COOKIES

 

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  • Servings: 24 cookies
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Ingredients

  • * 3/4 Cup unsalted butter
  • * 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • * 2 large egg yolks
  • * 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • * 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • * 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • * 1/2 Cup mint jelly

Directions

  • * Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a baking sheet with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • * Add butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth. Add egg yolks and vanilla extract and beat well. Sift together dry ingredients and beat into mixture until thoroughly combined.
  • * Form 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Press thumb gently in center of each cookie. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and cool thoroughly.
  • * Pour mint jelly into a small bowl and stir until smooth. Spoon 1 teaspoon jelly in center of each cookie.

Notes

Thumbprint cookies remind me of finger-painting. Bring the kids in the kitchen for this one and let them stick their thumbs into the center of these cookies for a fun St. Patrick's Day food craft.

Recipe courtesy of Celebrations.com.

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