Thumbprint cookies are one of the most fun things to bake at any time of year! Use seasonal fillings to make these easy and delicious cookies.
– 1 cup salted butter, softened
– ½ powdered sugar, plus ¼ cup more for dusting
– 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
– ¼ tsp salt
– 2 cups all purpose flour
– ½ cup various fillings, I used pumpkin butter, raspberry preserves, and cooked down apples
In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with paddle attachment, beat butter until lighter in color and fluffy. Add the 1/2 cup powdered sugar and beat for an additional 1-2 minutes, until incorporated and fluffy.