Thumbprint cookies are a staple of holiday cookie trays for good reason–they’re delicious and easy! They’re also endlessly adaptable. Check out these 10 tasty variations on the classic thumbprint cookie.
1. Source: A Latte Food
Instead of filling thumbprint cookies with jam, how about filling them with apple pie filling?
2. Source: the Recipe Critic
Salted caramel chocolate chip thumbprint cookies!! These look like cookie perfection.
3. Source: Chew Out Loud
There’s nothing better than a classic thumbprint cookie. I just love the texture the jam gets when it is baked!
4. Source: White Lights on Wednesday
How about these eggnog thumbprint cookies for your Christmas cookie tray?
5. Source: Tikkido
Are you a chocolate and peanut butter person? These peanut butter thumbprint cookies are filled with Nutella. They’re just as good as you’re imagining right now.
6. Source: The Chunky Chef
These Turtle Twix thumbprint cookies have everything I want in a baked treat. Namely, caramel.
7. Source: Scrappy Geek
Oooh, fill the thumbprint cookie with pecan pie filling! Now there’s an idea! It’s like making pecan tassies, but way less fussy.
8. Source: Julie’s Eats and Treats
Chocolate and mint are another perfect flavor pair. I love these chocolate mint fudge thumbprint cookies.
9. Source: Cooking Classy
Raspberry almond thumbprint cookies are another classic flavor combination. I love how pretty the glaze drizzle is.
10. Source: The Flavor Bender
This is such a fabulous appetizer idea! Cheesy thumbprint cookies with bourbon tomato jam. WOW. I’m definitely making these for our annual Christmas party.