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Lemon Blueberry Thumbprint

Blueberry jam and a sweet, lemony glaze top these Lemon Blueberry Thumbprint Cookies.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Blueberry Thumbprint, Lemon Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies, Raspberry Thumbprint
Servings: 24
Calories: 165kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net



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


  • ½ cup blueberry jam
  • 1 cup (63 g) confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon milk


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium bowl, cream together butter and granulated sugar until smooth.
  • Mix in lemon zest, egg yolk, and flour until dough comes together.
  • Chill dough for 15-30 minutes.
  • Roll dough into 1 ½ inch balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Using a spoon, make a small impression in the center of each ball. Fill each impression with the blueberry jam.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • While the cookies are baking, mix together confectioners' sugar, lemon juice, and milk in a medium bowl until smooth. Drizzle over warm cookies.


Calories: 165kcal