5 Best Thumbprint Cookie Recipes

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By F&W Editors Posted December 17, 2015

Thumbprint cookies—made by pressing a small round of dough with your thumb to form an indentation—are not just fun to make but also deliciously versatile. There's so many ways to fill that thumbprint! From minty white-chocolate-filled cookies to delicious cardamom-spiced jam-filled ones, here are five amazing thumbprint cookie recipes to make for the holidays.

1. Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints

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These cookies have a creamy, minty white-chocolate filling.

2. Coconut-Raspberry Thumbprints

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Shredded coconut is mixed into the batter for these terrific cookies.

3. Cardamom Thumbprints

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Adding cardamom to these crispy cookies gives them a subtle spiced flavor.

4. Pistachio Linzer Thumbprints

These festive holiday cookies feature raspberry jam and roasted pistachios.

5. Gluten-Free Chocolate-Almond Thumbprint Cookies

Almond flour and coconut oil are the key to these fantastic gluten and dairy-free cookies filled with gooey caramel.

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