Santa's Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Santa's Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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"Thumbprint cookies filled with swirled chocolate, toffee bits and maraschino cherry halves."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 32 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 110 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat butter and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl until well blended; stir in corn syrup, egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour, cocoa and baking soda; gradually add this dry mixture to butter mixture. Blend well. Cover and refrigerate dough for 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon. Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll each ball in sugar mixture and arrange on a cookie sheet. Using your thumb, make an indentation in center of each cookie.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 7 to 8 minutes or until just set.
  5. Remove the cookies from the oven. If the indentation has grown indistinct, use the top of a spoon and press indentation in further. Immediately place 1 teaspoon white chips into each indentation. After several minutes, swirl the melted chips with a spoon. Top with toffee bits and maraschino cherry halves (if desired). Cool cookies on a wire rack.
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This cookie is a new family favorite and I will definitely make them again. I omitted the cherries because I had already made some cherry cookies and didn't miss them at all. I also made batche...

These cookies may take a while to make, but they are well worth the effort! I made 12 dozen for a cookie exchange at Christmas, and people are still talking about how awesome they are! Thanks ...

These cookies came out great and were fun to make with the kids. We did get a little creative with the toppings and strayed from the recipe. We cut Andes Candies in half and put that on top wi...