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3-Ingredient Holiday Thumbprints

3-Ingredient Holiday Thumbprints
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 38
Bake up some holiday fun with these 3-Ingredient Thumbprint Cookies. This kid-friendly recipe is a delicious way to make new memories in the kitchen. Use red and green icing for a dash of Christmas flair, and don't be afraid to add your own touch with icing and plenty of sprinkles. These melt-in-your-mouth holiday thumbprint cookies are a tasty tradition and a great way to get on Santa's Nice List.
Updated November 19, 2020

Ingredients

  • 1 roll (16.5 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Sugar Cookie Dough
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 pouch (7 oz ) red or green decorating cookie icing

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Add flour; mix with spoon or hands until well blended. (DO NOT EAT RAW COOKIE DOUGH AFTER COMBINING WITH FLOUR.) Shape dough into 38 (1-inch) balls. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until edges are set. With handle of wooden spoon, immediately make 1-inch wide indentation in center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Pipe red or green decorating cookie icing into center of each cookie. Store in airtight container.

  • For added sparkle, roll cookie dough balls in white crystallized sugar. Bake as directed.
  • For a festive holiday cookie plate, fill half of the cookies with green icing and half with red icing.
  • Sprinkle tops of cookies with holiday decorating decors or sprinkles.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
20
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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