Bradford, New Hampshire
Innkeeper Comments: "My favorite holiday cookie is the Raspberry Thumbprint Cookie. These are fastgoers for the holidays and I also use this same recipe for Valentine's Day. Chocolate and raspberry sure go together."
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
- 1/2 cup of butter or margarine, softened
- 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/3 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips
- Raspberry preserves
In a medium mixing bowl, cream butter, sugars, salt and vanilla until light and fluffy. Blend in flour and milk. Stir in chocolate chips.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Make a small indentation with thumb in the top of each ball. Use a teaspoon to place a small amount of raspberry preserves in each indentation.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from sheets and cool on wire racks.
Yields about 3 dozen cookies.