Holiday Jam Thumbprint Cookies

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Prep Time: 25 Min

Total Time: 40 Min

Servings: 20 servings


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-1/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 1-3/4 cups flour
  • 1-1/2 cups Post Raisin Bran Cereal
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup strawberry jam or preserves, or other desired flavor


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Blend in vanilla. Add flour, cereal and salt; stir until well blended.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Make an indentation in the center of each ball.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from baking sheets. Cool on wire racks. Fill indentations with jam. Makes about 3-1/2 dozen cookies or 20 servings, 2 cookies each.

Tips and Suggestions

Size-Wise: Sweets can add enjoyment to a balanced diet but remember to keep tabs on portions.

Special Extra: Sprinkle cookies lightly with additional powdered sugar before serving.


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