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Chocolate Almond Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Almond Thumbprint Cookies
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25 Minutes
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Nutrition Information

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  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped almonds
  • CHOCOLATE FILLING(recipe follows)
  • 42 HERSHEY'S KISSES Brand Milk Chocolates with Almonds


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Beat butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla until well blended. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; gradually beat into butter mixture.

2. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in almonds. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Press thumb gently in center of each cookie.

3. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

4. Prepare CHOCOLATE FILLING. Remove wrappers from chocolates. Spoon or pipe about 1/4 teaspoon filling into each thumbprint. Gently press candy in center of each cookie. Makes about 42 cookies.

CHOCOLATE FILLING: Combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon HERSHEY'S Cocoa, 1 tablespoon softened butter, 2-1/2 teaspoons milk and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl; beat until smooth.

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  • 4 stars


    These cookies were fun to make. I put the crushed almonds right into the cookie dough instead of sprinkling with them. Came out just as good. These cookies were sooo good I had to go back in the kitchen and make some more ( a double batch this time).

  • 1 stars


    I made these this past Christmas for a change from ordinary thumbprint cookies and was not impressed. I baked them for only 15 minutes and they were very dry and crumbly. They were not good and I will not be making these again.

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