Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies
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Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies

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Think outside the box! Instead of jelly, fill your thumbprint cookies with delectable Dulce de Leche.

30 mins. to Prepare

10 mins. Cooking Time

15 mins. Standing Time cooling

55 mins. Total

Servings: 45 cookies

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PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

COMBINE flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder in medium bowl; stir well.

BEAT butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in sugar until well blended. Beat in egg yolks and let mixer run for 1 minute. Beat in vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture.

SCOOP by level tablespoon and roll into balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets. With your fingertip or end of a round wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each ball.

BAKE for 10 minutes or until the bottoms are just barely golden. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

PLACE dulce de leche in heavy-duty resealable bag; snip corner from bag and pipe about ½ teaspoon dulce de leche into indentations. Sprinkle with a little sea salt.

Cook’s Tip: After rolling dough into balls, roll in finely chopped nuts or cinnamon-sugar. Proceed with recipe.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 45 cookies
Calories from Fat40
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 3g14%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 35mg1%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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