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Thumbprint Cookies


  • ½ cup of unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ tsp of vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup and 2 tbsp of plain flour
  • 2 tbsp of cornstarch
  • Fruit jam of your choice (chocolate spread works too)



  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF
  2. Cream softened butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy
  3. Add egg yolk and vanilla extract and mix until well combined
  4. Mix in flour and cornstarch until well combined
  5. Roll dough into 12 balls and use two thumbprints to create a heart shape in the center of the dough
  6. Add filling to the thumbprint
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown
  8. Let cool


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