Christmas is a time of sharing and baking these Christmas Thumbprint Cookies is one popular tradition of sharing the joy of the season. These cookies have a bit of crunch from the finely chopped walnuts, sweetness from the jam and richness from the butter. While these homemade Christmas Thumbprint Cookies make wonderful, well appreciated Christmas gifts to those getting the treats, however, the most meaningful, are to those giving them, as with all the mixing and rolling and decorating, they’ve actually shared the most important gift of all and that is: THEIR TIME.
Christmas Thumbprint Cookies is a Christmas tradition. They are made with a shortbread-like dough that is formed into balls (walnut size) and then rolled in finely chopped nuts with a dollop of jam in the centre. These jam-filled thumbprints get an extra touch of texture thanks to the chopped walnuts. You may use any flavour jam, jelly or filling in these cookies. These classic cookies always turn out pretty and delectable. Nevertheless using a good quality jam and a good quality butter is key to baking these delicious two-bite cookies for the festive season.
These impressive-looking christmas cookies are a welcome addition to any cookie baking collections. They make such delightful treats so much so that adults and children alike will love creating these fun and colourful Christmas Thumbprint Cookies. These are seriously good cookies so you may want to double this recipe as you may need more as they may not last till Christmas! These Christmas Thumbprint Cookies are simply gorgeous and are as tasty as they are festive.