36 Thumbprint Cookies That'll Have You Baking All Winter Long

This red velvet twist is about to become your new favorite.

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It's almost that time of year when eating cookies for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is not only acceptable, but encouraged. With festive flavors like chocolate peppermint and glazed strawberry, you'll be popping these melt-in-your-mouth treats all season long.

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thumbprint cookies raspberry lemon thumbprint
Con Poulos
Raspberry Lemon Thumbprints

White chocolate glaze is a sweet finish to these tart raspberry and lemon cookies.

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What you'll need: Amazon Basics Nonstick Half Baking Sheet ($16 for 2, )

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Thumbprint Cookies Pimiento-Cheese Tea Cookies
RYAN DAUSCH
Pimiento-Cheese Tea Cookies

Too much sugar? These pimiento-cheese tea cookies are the perfect combination of sweet and savory.

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Thumbprint Cookies Twix Caramel Drops
ETHAN CALABRESE
Twix Caramel Drops

Combine caramel and chocolate chips for this Twix-inspired gooey treat. You won't regret it!

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What you'll need: Calphalon Nonstick Bakeware ($30, )

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Thumbprint Cookies Cookies 'n Cream
LINDSAY CONCHAR
Cookies 'n Cream Blossom Cookies

Cookies and candy baked into one super easy and sugary treat? We'll take two!

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Thumbprint Cookies Easy Jam Thumbprint Cookies
ETHAN CALABRESE
Easy Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Any kind of jam can be used on these colorful cookies: strawberry, grape, raspberry, you name it.

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Thumbprint Cookies Raspberry Jam Thumbprints
MIKE GARTEN
Raspberry Jam Thumbprints

A hint of honey will make your traditional raspberry jam thumbprint cookies stand out on the dessert table.

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thumbprint cookies Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints
QUENTIN BACON
Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints

This delicious Christmas dessert is filled with a creamy minty white chocolate center that'll wake you up.

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Thumbprint Cookies Pecan Pie Thumbprint Cookies 
Chelsea Lupkin
Pecan Pie Thumbprint Cookies

Forget the pie — these pecan pie thumbprint cookies taste just as good in a bite-size form. Drizzle with caramel for some extra sweetness.

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Thumbprint Cookies Cardamom Thumbprints
CHRIS COURT
Cardamom Thumbprints

Add some spicy cardamom to these sweet thumbprints cookies — you tastebuds will thank you.

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thumbprint cookies Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms
Courtesy of Garnish & Glaze
Chocolate Peppermint Blossoms

Chocolate and peppermint are the best winter treat combo, especially in the form of these sweet and buttery thumbprint cookies.

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What you'll need: Hershey's Holiday Kisses ($18, )

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thumbprint cookies Apple Pie Thumbprint Cookies
Courtesy of A Latte Food
Apple Pie Thumbprint Cookies

Why bake a whole apple pie when you can make these easy-to-make, bite-size thumbprint cookies instead?

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What you'll need: Pro Chef Kitchen Tools Stainless Steel Mi Bowl ($25, )

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thumbprint cookies Lemon Thumbprints
TINA RUPP
Lemon Thumbprints

Try making these zesty cookies for this holiday season. A perfect way to add a simple lemony twist to your dessert options.

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Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints Thumbprint cookies
somethingswanky.com
Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints

These velvety and creamy treats are a fun take on traditional red velvet and will be a hit at your next holiday event.

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What you'll need: Checkered Chef Stainless Steel Cooking Rack ($11, )

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Thumbprint Cookies Eggnog Thumbprints
whitelightsonwednesday.com
Eggnog Thumbprints

Drinking eggnog is so last Christmas! Transform this year's treats by adding rich butter cream, spiced rum, and nutmeg to these sweet eggnog flavored thumbprints.

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Thumbprints Cookies Christmas Thumbprint
lifeofawhisk.com
Christmas Thumbprints

It doesn't get any more festive than these red and green thumbprints. Buttery and topped with sweet powdered sugar, these are sure to be a hit with Santa — if there's any left for him by the time morning hits!

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thumbprint cookies Snowman Thumbprints
Courtesy of SUE OF MUNCHIE MUNCHKINS
Snowman Thumbprints

Why have one thumbprint when you can have two! Connect frosty thumbprint cookies to build your family mini-snowmen. They'll almost be too cute to eat!

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Thumbprint Cookies Gingerbread White Fudge
wineandglue.com
Gingerbread White Fudge Thumbprint Cookies

Mixed with sweetened condensed milk, white chocolate chips and a dash of nutmeg, these thumbprints will add some sweet and spice to your dessert table.

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Thumbprint Cookies Peppermint Kiss Thumbprints
lecremedelacrumb.com
Peppermint Kiss Thumbprints

You'll love the taste of white chocolate and peppermint in this creamy, minty treat.

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Thumbprint Cookies Pistachio Thumbprints
eatcakefordinner.net
Pistachio Thumbprints

Be sure to try these unique thumbprint cookies that combine pistachio, sweet cream cheese and white chocolate drizzle. They'll surely become a holiday favorite!

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Thumbprint Cookies Glazed Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies
Swanky Recipes
Glazed Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

These vanilla- and almond-flavored shortbread cookies are ultimate treat for your taste buds with a fresh strawberry filling and white chocolate glaze.

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Thumbprint Cookies Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies with Reese's Spread
Art and The Kitchen
Peanut Butter Thumbprint Cookies with Reese's Spread

We dare you to try to resist one of these incredible cookies, which combine the deliciousness of peanut butter, chocolate and Reese's for the richest treat you'll have this season.

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Thumbprint Cookies Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Chewies
Courtesy of Nutrition Stripped
Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Chewies

Though these chewy cookies are flatter than most thumbprints, they have all the flavor and a gooey center that's both sweet and tart.

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Thumbprint Cookies Thumbprint Blueberry Pie Cookies
Courtesy of Crazy for Crust
Blueberry Pie Cookies

Switch up your usual holiday dessert spread by combining two favorites — blueberry pie filling and shortbread cookies — for these decadent blueberry pie cookies.

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thumbprint cookies Buttercream Thumbprint Sugar Cookies
Courtesy of Sarah's Bake Studio
Buttercream Thumbprint Sugar Cookies

We're drooling over these buttercream thumbprint sugar cookies! Basic sugar cookies get a sweet boost from a buttercream filling, and with festive sprinkles, they bring all the Christmas spirit.

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Thumbprint Cookies Buttery Jam Thumbprint Cookies
Courtesy of Chew Out Loud
Buttery Jam Thumbprint Cookies

These buttery cookies are even tastier when you add your favorite jam filling!

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Thumbprint Cookies Candy Cane Kiss Cookies
Courtesy of Sally's Baking Addiction
Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Get extra festive with red and green sprinkles and Candy Cane Hershey Kisses paired with soft sugar cookies.

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thumbprint cookies Mini Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
COURTESY OF PINCH OF YUM
Mini Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

With a chocolate cookie base AND a chocolate frosting center, this irresistible treat was made for chocolate addicts.

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thumbprint cookies Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies
COURTESY OF FOODIE CRUSH
Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Dipped in an egg white wash, these dreamy red velvet cream cheese cookies are rolled in sugar for a small crunch of sweetness after baking.

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thumbprint cookies Christmas Thumbprint Cookie
COURTESY OF RAE GUN RAMBLINGS
Christmas Thumbprint Cookie

This recipe has a bit of everything — a plain cookie base (with almond flavor), semisweet chocolate and spirited sprinkles. Yum!

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Thumbprint CookiesRed Velvet Thumbprint Cookies
Courtesy of Julie's Eats & Treats
Red Velvet Thumbprint Cookies

These red velvet cookies are filled with white chocolate fudge, and a milk chocolate drizzle, making it the perfect Christmas duo.

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