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All purpose flour/Maida – 1 ½ Cup
Baking powder – ½ Tsp
Salt – A pinch
Unsalted butter – 4 tbsps 
Sugar – 8 tbsps
Pineapple essence essence – 1 tsp
Crushed fresh pineapple mix – 3 tbsps (crushing pineapple with 1 tsp of milk )


  1. Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In another bowl, cream the butter and sugar well.
  3. Add the pineapple essence and crushed pineapple to the it and combine them well with the butter mixture using a whisk.
  4. Mix in the flour mixture with the butter mixture gently to form dough. The dough should be soft and little sticky . 
  5. Cover the dough with plastic cling film and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 F/175 C.
  7. Take out the refrigerated dough and make small balls with it. . Flatten the balls to make cookies with a thumb impression in the middle of the cookies.
  8. Bake the cookies for about 8-12 minutes.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool down completely.Then, fill jam in the thumbprints of the cookies.

Cookies for this month's potluck party 


Hasna said…
I used to adore these cookies as a kid... thank u fr ths recipe Shama
Resna said…
Looks so tasty...I tried cookies but never came out well
Nava K said…
Lovely and exciting cookies. I adore anything with pineapples and these cookies are so good.
Rafeeda AR said…
these looks so yum...
Sanoli Ghosh said…
Delicious thumbprint cookies, perfectly baked.
Sona said…
yummy and delicious cookies.
Unknown said…
yummy cookies shama akka.super and love the snap
Unknown said…
Cookies looking delicious !!
Unknown said…
Cookies look so perfectly baked
Hamaree Rasoi said…
Perfect and delicious looking cookies. Excellent preparation.
Asiya Omar said…
Yummy cookies. Looks soft.
Gita Jaishankar said…
Perfect and delicious looking cookies!
Hayley Dhanecha said…
yummy and it ! Please can you link our event page here.
beautiful thumbprint cookies! :)
Unknown said…
very delicious and perfectly made thumbprint cookies !!
Reshmi Mahesh said…
Tempting cookies...feel to grab few...
Tehmeena said…
such a lovely made cookies :) hope i could get one :( seriously delicious looks :) loving the colours too ;)
Looks very yummy and drooling cookies... Thanks for participating on SYS-W series...

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