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Dessert Recipes

Coconut Thumbprints

A double dose of coconut and fruity jam ensure these delights won’t last long.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

45 min.

Total Time:

2 hrs.


  • 1 cup butter, at room temp.
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar + additional for sprinkling
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp. coconut extract
  • ½ cup sugar-free strawberry preserved, stirred


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Coat baking sheets with cooking spray. On medium speed, beat butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in flour, coconut and extract until combined.
  2. Using 1 Tbs. per cookie, roll dough into balls. Place 1½” apart on baking sheets. Using finger, press indentation into centers of balls. Bake until golden, 10–12 min. Let cool 2 min. Transfer from pans to racks; cool. Sprinkle cookies with sugar. Fill indentation in each cookie with about ½ tsp. jam.

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