Soldier Buttons

Soldier Buttons


"This is a Turkish thumbprint cookie filled with strawberry jam."


servings 551 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 551 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 32 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 61g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 112 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together flour, confectioners' sugar, butter or margarine, egg, and vanilla.
  2. Shape dough with your hands to 1 1/2 inch rounds, and place on greased cookie sheets. Press your finger in the middle, and fill each hole with jam.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 minutes, or until the bottoms are lightly browned.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This is a positively scrumptious cookie and it's very easy to make. I have the following recommendations. (1) The recipe calls for one cup of butter. Normally, when I am baking a cupcake or br...

These cookies were really good! I popped the dough in the fridge for a few minutes before shaping it into the cookies. It made the dough a little easier to work with. I also used the back of ...

I made these using apple butter, and they were INCREDIBLE!!!! I have made these probably at least once a month for the past year, and love to try new sorts or jams for the filling! They are out...

These were so easy and so good! Very soft too, even several days later!

A simple recipe, yet so very delicious.

Delicious....I made them exactly as the recipe was written, except I added about 1/2 tsp almond extract along with the vanilla, and I rolled the balls in turbinado sugar before I added the jam. ...

OH WOW! PHENOMINAL COOKIES AND SUPER EASY!! so light and thin and delicious. Soft cookie! Will make again, perfect with tea.

The recipe was a bit bland. Not sure what I did wrong. I'm going to try it again sometime and update my review...

We used apple jelly, apricot preserves, and strawberry preserves in ours. They were fantastic, especially the apricot.