Jelly Bowl Cookie Recipe

The jelly bowl cookie recipe is also known as a thumbprint cookie. These cookies can be filled with any flavored jam, or even chocolate!


1/2 prepared basic butter cookie dough, room temperature
3/4 cup favorite jam

Cookie sheets

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Form level teaspoons of dough into balls and arrange about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. With your thumb make an indentation in the center of each ball.
Step 3: Fill each cookie with about 1/4 teaspoon of your favorite jam.
Step 4: Bake for 12 minutes or until cookies are lightly brown round edges. Let cookies set for 2 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to a cooling surface.

Makes 8 dozen cookies.