Apricot Thumbprints

5 dozen

Try one of our other thumbprint variations: Raspberry Thumbprints, Ganache Thumbprints, Dried-Fruit Thumbprints, Candied Orange Peel Thumbprints.



  1. Roll dough into 1-inch balls, then roll in finely chopped nuts, if using. Arrange on parchment-lined baking sheets, spacing each 1 inch apart.

  2. Press a well into the center of each using your finger. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes. Remove from oven, and press well again with handle end of a wooden spoon. Bake until firm, 7 to 9 minutes more.

  3. Let cool completely. Spoon jam filling into thumbprints.

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