Jam thumbprints

Jam thumbprints

Based on 26 ratings
Vanessa Pass

Vanessa Pass

Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

25 min

Baking

10 min

Resting

30 min

Ingredients

2Servings
10 g
butter (soft)
5 g
sugar
tsp
vanilla sugar
tsp
salt
egg yolks
tsp
vanilla extract
10 g
flour
4 g
starch
5 g
ground almonds
egg
tbsp
milk
6 g
jam
MetricImperial

Utensils

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

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Nutrition per serving

Cal116
Fat7 g
Protein2 g
Carb11 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.
    • 10 g butter
    • 5 g sugar
    • tsp vanilla sugar
    • tsp salt
    • egg yolks
    • tsp vanilla extract
    • 10 g flour
    • 4 g starch
    • 5 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
    • tbsp milk
    • 6 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!

  • Enjoy your meal!

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