Craving something sweet and unique? Try Thumbprint Cookies With Jam. They are the perfect blend of buttery cookie and fruity jam. Simple to make and hard to resist. Keep reading to see how you can make this treat at home.
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- Vanilla Extract
- Frozen Raspberries
- Red Wine
See recipe card for quantities.
Make the Jam
First, cook the raspberries, red wine, sugar, and cornstarch. Bring to a boil and let it simmer for 15 minutes. Cool it in the fridge.
Prepare Cookie Dough
Next, mix butter and sugar until creamy. Add vanilla and cinnamon. Slowly add flour and mix well.
Shape the Cookies
Divide the dough into small parts. Roll into balls and make a hole in each. Chill them for 30 minutes.
Bake the Cookies
Heat oven to 350F. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes. Make sure holes are still there.
Fill the Cookies
Fill the holes with your homemade jam.
Your thumbprint cookies with jam are ready. Serve and enjoy!
Hint: For the best flavor, let the jam cool completely. It thickens and makes filling easier.
Omit red wine in the jam for a non-alcoholic version.
Try different jams like blackberry or apricot. Add nuts to the dough for a crunchy twist.
Store in an airtight container for up to a week. Freeze without jam for up to 3 months.
Don’t overbake the cookies or they'll dry out.
Yes, but homemade is tastier.
No, you don't need to use it.
Up to a week in a container.
Yes, but without the jam.
Yes, use gluten-free flour.
Almost any fruit jam.
Yes, for a crunchy twist.
About 20 cookies.
Yes, but it may take longer.
5ml Vanilla Extract
Pinch of Cinnamon
Raspberry and Red Wine Jam
375g Frozen Raspberries
40ml Red Wine
Step 1 - Make Jam
- In a saucepan, mix raspberries, red wine, sugar, and cornstarch.
- Boil, then simmer for 15 minutes. Mix now and then.
- Put in a bowl, cover, and cool in the fridge.
Step 2 - Dough
- In a stand mixer, mix butter and sugar.
- Add vanilla and cinnamon.
- Add sifted flour.
- Mix until smooth.
- Optional: Chill 1 hour for easier shaping.
Step 3 - Shape Cookies
- Split dough into 20g parts.
- Roll into balls. Put on baking sheet.
- Use a spoon to make holes.
- Chill 30 minutes.
Step 4 - Bake
- Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes.
- Press holes deeper if needed.
Step 5 - Put Together
- Fill cookie holes with raspberry and red wine jam. Enjoy!
- Prep Time: 30 mins
- Cook Time: 12 mins
- Category: Dessert
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegetarian
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