Jam and Honey Thumbprint Cookie Recipe

Yes I know these aren’t the healthiest of things, but they go down well as a treat and they don’t have half the crap in them that shop bought ones do.

Ingredients:

50g butter or margerine

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 egg yolk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 desertspoons clear honey

8 tablespoons self raising flour

4 tablespoons jam

Method:

Preheat oven to 180c/350f/gas mark 4 and grease a baking tin

Cream together the butter and sugar with a wooden spoon, add vanilla extract, egg yolk and honey and mix until combined. Add the flour and mix until a dough is formed.

Break off small pieces of the dough and roll into balls then press onto baking sheet to form flattened circles. Now (and the kids will love doing this), press down with your thumb into the centre of each cookie to make a deep well.

Melt the jam on a low setting in the microwave for about 30 seconds and spoon a little into the centre of each cookie. Bake in the middle of the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until golden

Enjoy!

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