Dec 16, 2016

Jam Shortbread Cookies - Eggless Shortbread Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

Shortbread cookies is delicious buttery and simple cookies which you can make for your little ones. It is very versatile and can be customized to your preference. What i did is i made a double batch of this dough and made a variety of cookies just to show you the different versions.

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Sprinkle Cookies
Monster Cookies without Flour
Cornflakes Cookies
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Coloured Ghee Cookies
Glazed Chocolate Cookies
Dates Cookies
Nuts Cookies
Custard Powder Cookies
Ghee Cookies
Butter Cookies
Oats Cookies
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Snowball Cookies
M&Ms Chocolate Chips Cookies
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Other Shortbread Cookies,
Stained Glass Cookies
Nutty Shortbread
Basic Shortbread Cookies
Pecan Shortbread Squares

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you...

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Chilling Time : 1 hour
Baking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 20 cookies


All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 3/4 cup / 210 grams

Sugar - 1/2 cup / 100 grams (powdered)
Unsalted Butter - 150 grams (soft)
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Salt - a pinch
Jam any flavour as needed

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)


Preheat oven to 180 degree C / 350 degree F.

Take butter, sugar in a bowl and cream till fluffy.

Add in vanilla, salt and mix well.

Add in flour and mix well to form a dough. 

Take small portion of dough and roll it into a smooth ball. Arrange it in a parchment lined baking pan. Use your thumb to mark indent and fill it with any jam as you prefer.

Bake for 12 to 15 mins.

Now remove from oven and let it cool for 10 mins.

Arrange it in a cooling rack and cool completely. Store in a air tight jar.

take soft butter in a bowl
add powdered sugar

cream this really well

add salt

add vanilla

mix till creamy

add flour

mix well to form a soft dough

take small portion from this and roll it into ball

arrange it on a parchment lined baking pan

make a indent in the center

spoon some jam in

bake till light golden



  1. your recipes are awsome!!! i want to know can we add salted butter instead unsalted?

  2. I'd loved all your recipes. they are so easy.thanks Aarthi. I'm a big fan of yours


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