Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Jam Thumbprint Cookies
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • strawberry or raspberry jam

Cream butter and sugar together.

Add egg yolks, flour and vanilla; mix well.

If dough is too soft to handle, add a little more flour. Roll dough into little balls.

Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Make a thumb print in the center of each. Fill thumbprint with jam. You can use a spoon or you can pipe it.

Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes, until light brown around edges.
Makes 8-10 dozen cookies.

Original Recipe found at http://southernfood.about.com/od/buttercookies/r/bln171.htm