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Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies with frosting

Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies with Icing

Looking for an quick and easy dessert recipe that can be used for lots of different occasions? We have you covered with these Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies with Icing. From holidays to birthday parties, these are a perfect cookie recipe for pitch ins, potlucks and parties!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Blueberry Banana Muffins, thumbprint cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling 30 minutes
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 128 kcal


  • For the cookies:
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg room temperature
  • ¾ cup + 2 tbsp a/p flour
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch salt
  • 2-3 tbsp blueberry jam
  • For the glaze:
  • ½ cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp water


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together softened butter, sugar and egg. Mix until creamy.
  2. In a small bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients into wet ingredients (one third at a time), and mix in-between.
  4. Once your cookie dough has taken form, roll into a large ball and cover it with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove cookie dough from refrigerator. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Roll dough into spheres, about 1.5 inches in-size. Place gently on baking sheet, about 2 inches apart.
  7. Use a ½ tsp measuring spoon to form a dent in the middle of each cookie.
    Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies with icing
  8. Bake for 8 minutes and remove from the oven. Create a deeper indent if necessary.
  9. Spoon a little bit of jam into each indent and return in oven to bake for another 2-3 minutes.
  10. Cool on a wire rack.
  11. In a small bowl, mix together icing sugar and water. Drizzle over on top of cookie - allow to set for a few minutes. Serve and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies with Icing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.