Swedish Thumbprint cookie

from Peggy and her Sparks


1 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup any flavour fruit jam


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add sifted flour and mix well. Shape dough into one inch balls and place on cookie sheets. Imprint your thumb in the centre and make a 1/2 inch hole. fill with your favourite preserves. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown at the edges.