Cherry Candy Thumbprint Cookies

Cherry Candy Thumbprint Cookies


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We love the sweet and sour taste in this classic thumbprint cookie recipe! Quick and easy to make, you'll have a dozen and half cookies ready in 15 minutes.

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Time needed

10-15 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

36 cookies


  • 2 1/2 C. flour
  • 1 C. margarine
  • 1 C. shortening
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 36 sour cherry gummy candies

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Preheat oven at 375 degrees F. Cream margarine, shortening and sugar in a bowl. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Add dry ingredients to bowl and stir. Once combined, add spoonful of dough on cookie sheets. Press thumb in middle of each cookie. Place sour candy in each cookie center. Put cookies on greased baking sheets. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden on edges.

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