Valentine's thumbprint cookies from Janie's Cakes

Check out Janie's recipe for Valentine's Thumb Print Cookie - they'll be fun to make with your kids or grandkids, just like Janie does!


Mix together

1 cup All Purpose Flour
1/8 tsp Salt
Blend together in a mixer:1 ingredient at a time and in order
1 Stick of Butter, room temperature
1/3 c Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 Egg Yolk
3/4 c chopped walnuts(or other nut if you wish) *Optional
1/2 c jam, preserves, spreads of your choosing


Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Whip butter, add sugar, & blend until light & fluffy
Add egg yolk and blend
Add vanilla and blend
Add flour & salt mixture (nuts if you wish)
Take teaspoon size portions and roll into balls
Place on lined cookie sheet
Indent each ball with your thumb
Bake 10 minutes in 350 degree oven
Take them out of the oven and place whatever filling you wish ( about ½ tsp in each cookie)
Return to 350 degree oven for additional 10 minutes

Happy Baking!!