Everyday Recipes

Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies

Dulce de Leche Thumbprint Cookies
Level
Easy
Prep
30 minutes
Cook
10 minutes
Servings
45 cookies
  • Think outside the box! Instead of jelly, fill your thumbprint cookies with delectable Dulce de Leche.

Key Ingredients

Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche 13.4 oz Can
13.4 oz. Can
Ingredients
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche
  • Flaky sea salt (optional)

Make It

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

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.

Step 6

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.

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