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Fun Thumbprint Cookies for Easter

These thumbprint cookies are so much fun to make with the kids. I am going to be honest for some reason I thought Easter was on the 14th this month. I am not sure why when the 14th is a Wednesday. Any ways there is still time to make these fun cookies for Easter.

Fun Thumbprint Cookies for Easter

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These thumbprint cookies are so much fun to make with the kids. I am going to be honest for some reason I thought Easter was on the 14th this month. I am not sure why when the 14th is a Wednesday. Any ways there is still time to make these fun cookies for Easter.

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies
Calories 293 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 disposable piping bag

Ingredients
  

Cookie Ingredients

Chocolate ganache

Instructions
 

Cookie Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • Using a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  • Beat in the egg, vanilla, and coffee powder until combined.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, and kosher salt.
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until combined.
  • Using a small ice cream scooper, scoop the cookie dough into your hand
    and roll into a ball.
  • Roll the cookie dough into Easter sprinkles.
  • Place onto the cookie sheet.
  • Using your thumb, make an indent into the center of the dough.
  • Place into the oven and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Allow cooling completely.

Chocolate Ganache Directions

  • Using a small pot, bring the heavy whipping cream to a simmer.
  • Pour over the chocolate chips into a heatproof bowl.
  • Allow sitting for a minute before whisking until smooth.
  • Allow the ganache to sit to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Spoon into the piping bag.
  • Fill in the center of the cookie with the ganache.
  • Unwrap the Dove chocolate egg and place it into the center of the ganache.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 293kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 291mgPotassium: 73mgFiber: 1gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 426IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
Keyword easter cookies, thumbprint cookies
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Do I Have to Use Dove Chocolate Eggs for these Thumbprint Cookies?

If you cannot get your hands on Dove Chocolate eggs I know there are other brands of chocolate eggs such as:
HERSHEY’S, Milk Chocolate Eggs Candy
R. M. Palmer Let’s Party Gold Caramel Balls

Just make sure you use a decent type of chocolate. Some non-name brands can have a shortening type mouth feel.

If Cookies for Easter aren’t Your Thing

You can try this Most Delicious Boston Creme Pie Cake.

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