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[Cookie Elf File #405] Coconut Thumbprint Cookies: Fun Cookie Recipe to Make with Kids for Spring
April 20, 2021
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Feature: Coconut Thumbprint Cookies - Fun Cookie Recipe to Make with Kids in Spring

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Coconut Thumbprint Cookies are an easy and pretty version of shortbread thumbprints – small rolled cookies with wells pressed in the center filled with topping.

It’s a great cookie recipe for kids. They love to roll the balls of cookie dough, dip them in cookie decorations or sprinkles, and press their fingers in the center.

Here, coconut takes center stage: flakes brown lightly on the tops and the filling is flavored with coconut, too.

If you love coconut, you’ll love this recipe!

Prep time: 20 minutes (more if children are helping)
Bake time: 13-18 minutes
Makes about 4 dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Coconut Thumbprint Cookies … and be sure to get more thumbprint cookies ideas on our Thumbprint Cookies Pinterest Board.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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