Christmas Cookie Tuesday #3–Mini-Kisses Thumbprint Cookies

I was ready for something chocolate-y. So, I decided to make these thumbprint cookies. They satisfied that chocolate craving just right.

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The dough is a mixture of butter and sugar and chocolate yumminess.

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Roll the dough into little balls, roll in sugar, and then put your thumb through the middle. Now the impression will puff up some when they bake. So, I just press it back down after coming out of the oven (be careful because it can burn your finger!)

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The recipe calls for miniature Kisses to be used. I couldn’t find any this year. I found Christmas-colored chocolate chips and used those instead. You could use a regular-sized Kiss, chopped Andes mints, or any other fun morsel that you’d like. I also did not color the frosting. I like the contrast with just white.

The recipe for these can be found here.

Week #1–Frosted Creams (molasses cookies)

Week #2–Melt-in-your-mouth Nut Strudel

Next week–Norwegian style sour-cream twists (I’m making these for a cookie exchange that I am hosting with my tennis-playing girlfriends.)

Those are my thoughts for today.

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3 comments on “Christmas Cookie Tuesday #3–Mini-Kisses Thumbprint Cookies

  1. Pingback: Christmas Cookie Tuesday #4–Norwegian-style Sour Cream Twists | Teresa's Thoughts for Today

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