Thursday, March 4, 2010

Thumbprint cookies

Source:joyof baking
Ingredients:
All purpose flour    - 1 cup
Unsalted butter      - 1/2 cup,room temperature
Granulated sugar   - 1/4 cup
Egg                       - 1 large .separated
Pure vanilla extract- 1/2 tsp
Salt                       - 1/8 tsp
Almonds               - 3/4 cup chopped
Strawberry jam     - 1/2 cup

Method:
Combine all purpose flour and salt in a small bowl.Beat butter,egg yolk,sugar  and vanilla extract  in a  large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed  until well combined.Add flour mixture to this  and combine well.Press mixtures together to form a ball. Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate this dough  for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.Adjust the rack to middle position.Coat cookie sheet lightly with non stick cooking spray.
Beat egg white in a shallow bowl until foamy.Place almonds chopped in another plate.Measure about 2 tsps dough for each cookie.Roll it between your arms to form balls.Dip each dough balls onto egg whites and then roll into almonds.Pressing down with your thumb, make indentation into the center of each cookie  and fill with about 1/4 -1/2 tsp of jam.
Place on the cookie sheets and bake for about 13-15 minutes until cookies are set.Remove from oven.Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes.Remove to wire rack to cool completely.

67 comments:

Neetz said...

woww..its so delicious!!!

Jyoti V said...

Looks so inviting.....nice click too

Fathima said...

Lovely cookies... am sure my son would love this...

Sushma Mallya said...

Beautiful cookies ...

Jagruti said...

Tempting and yummy!!looks gorgeous..

vineetha said...

looks very tempting..very cute like a snow ball

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Wonderful pics. Cookies look so delicious...

Deepa

Aysha said...

Superdelicious cookies!!!!Excellent click....how have u been Shahana?

Sayantani said...

looks soooo good. like this idea of rolling in nuts. perfect picture.

Daisy Blue said...

Very wonderful presentation !!

ARUNA said...

very cute n tempting!

Swathi said...

Shahana,

Thumb print cookies looks awesome

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Some warm cookies and a glass of milk will be great for this snowy afternoon!!! Lovely pics!!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Wow! looks crunchy and perfect bake:)

simply.food said...

Cookies look delicious and beautifully captured on camera.

Cham said...

Perfectly crunchy and beautiful!

Gulmohar said...

Cute cookies..Looks so perfect Shahana...:-)

Priya said...

Such a cute and gorgeous cookies!!

Padma said...

Looks so crunchy and eye catching... feel like having some... pass me some plz :)

Soma Pradhan said...

Looking lovely

Chetana said...

Hey Shahana....very cool, easy to make cookie...yummm

Preety said...

you are making me drool here..love the cookies and beautiful click too

Vrinda said...

Yummy crunchy cookies..joy of baking recipes never flops..gr8 job Dear...

Swapna Sree said...

woow!!!looks so delicious...
an award is waiting for u in my blog,,plz accept it..

Aparna said...

Crispy & crunchy cookies..

Mary said...

How very lovely. I'm sure they taste as good as they look. I really like your blog. I'll be back often. I hope you have a wonderful day...Mary.

Rekha shoban said...

cookies looks cute and perfect dear!

Mimi said...

What delicious looking cookies.
Mimi

Vanillastrawberryspringfields said...

Loved having u to add to the fun-u have a wonderful blog and am looking foward to more eliciousness form u...
these cookies,as loads of ur other creations are amazingly good...
My feeds aint updating at the moment and have done all i can and am still struggling running form pillar to post on blogosphere to no avail :-((((( but hopefully should be sorted soonnn....

Meena said...

The cookies have turned out perfectly...awesome!

Nandini said...

Cute and crunchy Cookies! Looks Beautiful!!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Tempting cookies. Got carried away by the look of it. Click is good.

Chitchat
http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

sangi said...

wooooooow!!!perfectly baked cute cookies! awesome pic!!!

Simply Life said...

oh those look just perfect!

Deepti said...

Cookies came out very well n luks very tempting.

PJ said...

I have had thumbprint cookies a while ago and loved the looks of it! Yours have come out so well and look so delicious!

Sharmilee! :) said...

Name sounds new...cookies look crispy

5 Star Foodie said...

Cute and delicious cookies!

Gita said...

Awesome cookies...looks so tempting :)

Tina said...

Crunchy and delicious...

Reshmi said...

beautiful n cruncy yummy cookies...shahana...u made my day....

Deepa G Joshi said...

these look so perfect..nice and delicious..

Fimère said...

parfait pour le café de 4h, j'adore
bonne journée

Saveurs et Gourmandises said...

Wonderfuls cookies.
See soon.

Pam said...

Oh, I love thumbprint cookies and usually only bake them at Christmas time. Maybe I should bake them now after seeing this. Yours look amazingly delicious! Thanks!

Fimère said...

hello
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good weekend

Chef Aimee said...

Wow! I love thumbprint cookies. My favorite kind is peanut butter and jelly...this inspires me to use crushed peanuts on the edges the next time I make a batch! :)

Rachana Kothari said...

Cute aand delicious cookies shahana!!!

AdukalaVishesham said...

the cookies look very crunchy and delicious... very beautiful pic...

Sarah Naveen said...

Beautiful click..njan oru divasam angottu varundu kto....looks adipoli dear..

Nostalgia said...

Awesome..looks scrumptious

Shri said...

Simply gorgeous!

Siddhi S said...

wow awesome cookies...hv turned out well

Magia da Inês said...

Olá, amiga!
Para você...
"...um mundo mais feminino, mais rosado e sensibilizado...
mais equilibrado e perfumado..."
Feliz Dia Internacional da Mulher!"...
Beijinhos.
Itabira - Brasil

Kalai said...

delicious cookies. Nice recipe

DailyChef said...

Wow, this looks fantastic. Bookmarking immediately!

Yasmeen said...

Love the texture of these cookies ,almonds sound super good :D

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Very delicious and tempting :)

CHAITRA said...

cookies are awesome,love to have a bite.
Do check out my blog sometime

Malar Gandhi said...

Looks and sounds delicious...perfect:)

Malar Gandhi said...

Wow, thats absolutley tempting pictures...very inviting dish.

M D said...

Wow! Nice cookies. Cookies look so perfect that I am going through envious moments as I see these.

shahana said...

Thanks alot all my friends for your encouraging words!

El said...

I love thumbprint cookies and especially love the way you decorated the rim with nuts. Yum!

Bo said...

These really look amazing!

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LBTurner*1959 said...

Hmmmm, thumbprint cookies...brings back memories..I can even smell them :>). The cookies and the picture look amazing. :>)

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