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Thumbprint Jam Cookies With Custard Powder

Swathy Nandhini
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Thumbprint Jam Cookies With Custard Powder RECIPE

his is also called as thumbprint cookies and I guess we make impressions with thumb to make dent so it may be called. I wanted Thumbprint jam cookies is soft, delicious, melt in mouth cookies prepared without butter and egg using wheat flour and custard powder. It is a perfect Christmas treat to share with your friends and neighbors. I am sure kids would definitely love this beauties.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Medium
  • Christmas
  • Baking
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. Wheat flour – 1 cup
  2. Custard powder – 1/2 cup
  3. Corn flour – 2 tbsp
  4. Sugar – 1/2 cup
  5. Curd – 3 tbsp
  6. Vanilla essence – 1/2 tsp
  7. Oil – 1/4 cup
  8. Baking Powder – 1 tsp
  9. Jam – as required


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degree C and line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Melt the jam on stove or place it in microwave high for a minute. Keep aside.
  3. Take oil and sugar in a mixing bowl and whisk it well until sugar dissolves.
  4. Add curd to it and whisk again for a minute until it becomes creamy. This is wet ingredients.
  5. Sift together wheat flour and baking powder to the wet ingredients.
  6. Then add custard powder, corn flour and vanilla essence to it. Mix gently until it everything comes together as a soft dough.
  7. Make small balls out of dough. Flatten balls slightly and make small dent at center using thumb or back side of curved spoon.
  8. You can also roll the dough flat using rolling pin for about 5 mm thickness. Cut into any desired shapes using cookie cutter and make dent at center.
  9. Put the melted jam on cookies to cover the dent. Do not put too much jam as it may spread all over cookies while baking.
  10. Arrange the cookies in prepared baking sheet and bake for about 12-15 minutes until the sides starts to change color.
  11. Let it cool completely for about 30 minutes. Sprinkle some sugar on top (optional) and enjoy this homemade jam cookies.

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aliza singh
aliza singh   Dec-27-2016

my favourite!

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