White Chocolate Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

This week’s batch of cookies for my floor hockey team! I tore the house apart several times trying to find my camera, and finally gave up and just used my cell phone to take the pictures for this. Shortly after they were done, I remembered exactly where I’d left the camera. At least it’s back now…

Assuming you let your white chocolate set up more than I did before adding it, yours can be less runny!

Assuming you let your white chocolate set up more than I did before adding it, yours can be less runny!

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons strawberry jam
  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces white chocolate

Put the white chocolate in a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small saucepan until nearly boiling, then remove from the heat and pour over the chocolate. Stir together until smooth. Chill. This mixture stays liquid for way, way longer than expected, so you might want to make it a few hours before starting the dough.

20130507_150609Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line two sheets with parchment.

Beat together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and jam until smooth.

Again, I'd probably use the beater attachment if there were one in this house.

Again, I’d probably use the beater attachment if there were one in this house.

Beat in the flour and salt on low speed. At first the dough seemed so dry I thought it would never come together, but after a few minutes of mixing it was just fine.

20130507_151709Roll dough into 1″ balls and place on the sheets.

20130507_153215Flatten slightly, then press the back of a spoon into the center of each cookie to create a dent.

It's possible that actually using a thumb print would let you get a deeper, more even depression? Not sure.

It’s possible that actually using a thumb print would let you get a deeper, more even depression?

Bake 10 minutes, until lightly browned at the edges.

20130507_154739Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely. Spoon the thickened chocolate mixture into the dent in each cookie, then chill to firm up further. If the white chocolate hasn’t firmed up before you spoon it into the cookies, it’s just going to run out/everywhere, so do give it a long time in the fridge before you put it in the cookies.

20130507_195058These were billed as a Valentine’s Day cookie, but why wait?!

White Chocolate Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

From Sugarcrafter.

Ingredients:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons strawberry jam
  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces white chocolate

Put the white chocolate in a medium bowl. Heat the cream in a small saucepan until nearly boiling, then remove from the heat and pour over the chocolate. Stir together until smooth. Chill until firm enough it doesn’t run much but is still workable.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line two sheets with parchment.

Beat together the butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and jam until smooth. Beat in the flour and salt on low speed until combined. Roll dough into 1″ balls and place on the prepared sheets. Flatten slightly, then press the back of a spoon into the center of each cookie to create a dent.

Bake 10 minutes, until lightly browned at the edges. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely. Spoon the thickened chocolate mixture into the dent in each cookie, then chill to firm up further.

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My name's Corinne, and I like cake, cookies, and chocolate! Also, non-c-things such as ponies, Star Trek, and biking. I write a food blog and a blog about life, wide open spaces, and museum work. Nice to meet you!
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