Cherry Thumbprint Cookies The Perfect Summer Treat! How To Make?

Are you looking for the perfect Summer treat? Look no further than these delicious heart thumbprint cookies! These crumbly, melt-in-your-mouth cookies are filled with a fresh and fruity cherry jam. Not only do they look adorable, but they are sure to bring a smile to your face as soon as you bite into them! These heart thumbprint cookies are the perfect way to show your loved ones that you care this Summer.


For this delicious thumbprint cookie recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cherry jam
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup turbinado sugar

You will also need a heart shaped cookie cutter for making the classic heart shaped thumbprint cookies.


Making thumbprint cookies is a simple and fun activity, perfect for any occasion. To begin, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a large bowl, whisk together 1 cup of butter, 2/3 cup of sugar, and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract until creamy. Then, add 2 cups of all-purpose flour and mix until the dough forms.

Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on an ungreased baking sheet. Using your thumb, press down in the center of each cookie to form a thumbprint.
Spoon about a teaspoon of your favorite jam into each thumbprint. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.
Allow the cookies to cool before serving. Enjoy your delicious thumbprint cookie recipe!


These thumbprint cookie recipes came out amazing! The crumbly texture of the cookie was a perfect contrast to the sweet, fruity jam filling. The end result was a delicious treat that everyone loved. The combination of the buttery cookie and the fresh cherry jam was simply divine! We had a lot of fun making these together and can’t wait to make them again! To try your own version of these scrumptious cookies, here’s the thumbprint cookie recipe: First mix together 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter in a bowl. Next add 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract then mix until creamy. In a separate bowl mix 2 cups flour with 1 teaspoon baking powder. Combine the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and form into small balls. Finally place on parchment lined baking sheets and press each ball with your thumb to create an indentation before baking at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes. Enjoy your freshly made thumbprint cookies with a dollop of fresh cherry jam!


Once your cherry thumbprint cookie recipe is complete, you can enjoy the fruits of your labor. These crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth cookies are the perfect treat for a hot summer day. Serve with a glass of cold milk and you’ll be in cookie heaven! Share them with friends or keep them all to yourself. Either way, you can’t go wrong with this delicious and easy-to-make cherry thumbprint cookie recipe!