Recipe: Lemon Thumbprint Cookies

These are a great treat of a cookie combining lemon curd and shortbread. They end up very cute with little cracks in the side when you make the deep well for the curd. If you love your sweet with a little tart this is basically the best cookie for you.

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields20 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time30 mins

Ingredients
 110 g butter
 60 g sugar
 ½ tsp salt
 1 egg
 240 g flour
 60 g lemon curd

Directions
1

Beat together sugar and butter until creamy.

2

Add egg, salt and flour then mix with a spatula until a dough is formed.

3

Knead the dough a few times until it comes together then chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

4

When chilled, form into 20 small balls on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

5

Use a measuring spoon or your thumb to press a dent in the cookie for the lemon curd.

6

Fill each dent with lemon curd.

7

Bake at 180°C for 10-15 minutes until the cookies are golden

Adapted from Happy Food Stube

Ingredients

Ingredients
 110 g butter
 60 g sugar
 ½ tsp salt
 1 egg
 240 g flour
 60 g lemon curd

Directions

Directions
1

Beat together sugar and butter until creamy.

2

Add egg, salt and flour then mix with a spatula until a dough is formed.

3

Knead the dough a few times until it comes together then chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

4

When chilled, form into 20 small balls on a baking tray lined with baking paper.

5

Use a measuring spoon or your thumb to press a dent in the cookie for the lemon curd.

6

Fill each dent with lemon curd.

7

Bake at 180°C for 10-15 minutes until the cookies are golden

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies

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