Lined Circle


These thumbprint sugar cookies with jam centers are the best! Perfectly soft and chewy cookies filled with strawberry jam are the absolute perfect treat for any time of year. Easy, versatile, classic Christmas cookie that everyone loves.

You'll need a batch of my all purpose sugar cookie dough to get started. Tap the button below to go to that recipe.


Sugar cookie dough 1 cup strawberry jam       (or whatever flavor       you like)

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Begin by preparing one batch of sugar cookie dough from the linked recipe.


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Scoop dough by the tablespoonful and shape into balls.


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Place dough balls on the prepared baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Using a finger or the back of a small spoon, form an indent in the center of each cookie.


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Fill the indent with about a half teaspoon (more or less) of jam.


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Bake cookies for 12-15 minutes or until set and lightly golden brown around the edges.


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Remove cookies from the oven and allow to cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack to cool completely.


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