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amish thimble cookies

Amish Thimble Cookies

Old-Fashioned Holiday Favorites
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup jam any flavor


  • Cream the butter and sugar until well blended in a largebowl.
  • Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Work in the flour until afirm dough forms.
  • If the dough seems too sticky, let it chill for a coupleof hours in the refrigerator.
  • Form the dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches aparton ungreased baking sheets.
  • Use a clean thimble to press a hole in each one.
  • Bake until the edges of the cookies are golden brown and the jam begins to bubble, about 25 minutes.
  • These cookies will stay fresh for up to 5 days.
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