Jam thumbprints

Based on 20 ratings
Vanessa

Vanessa

Editorial Assistant at Kitchen Stories

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
egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla extract
200 g flour
80 g starch
100 g ground almonds
egg
2 tbsp milk
120 g jam
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
116
Protein
2 g
Fat
7 g
Carb
11 g
  • 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 g butter
    • 100 g sugar
    • 1½ tsp vanilla sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • egg yolks
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 200 g flour
    • 80 g starch
    • 100 g 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!
    • egg
    • 2 tbsp milk
    • 120 g 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!