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Lemon Blueberry Thumbprint

Blueberry jam and a sweet, lemony glaze top these Lemon Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies.

Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Blueberry Thumbprint, Lemon Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies, Raspberry Thumbprint
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 165 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net



  • 1 cup (226g) butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup (150g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  • 1/2 cup blueberry jam
  • 1 cup (63g) confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and granulated sugar until smooth.

  3. Mix in lemon zest, egg yolk, and flour until dough comes together.

  4. Chill dough for 15-30 minutes.

  5. Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

  6. Using a spoon, make a small impression in the center of each ball. Fill each impression with the blueberry jam.

  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.

  8. While the cookies are baking, mix together confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, and milk in a medium bowl until smooth. Drizzle over warm cookies.