Missy’s Thumbprint Cookies

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar + about a 1/4 cup to roll cookie dough in
1 cup ofsoftened butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 egg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Fruit preserves or jam of your choice

Combine flour and salt in a bowl. In another bowl,mix sugar, butter,vanilla and egg. Mix well. Add flour mixture in half at a time. Mix until dough is soft. Put dough in refrigerator for about 20 minutes for easier handling.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Form dough balls about 1 inch around and roll in sugar cinnamon mixture. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Cook about 5 minutes, take out and make indent with spoon. Fill indent with fruit preserve or jam of your choice. Bake for additional 10 to 12 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and let set for 3-5 minutes. Remove cookies and cool on wire rack.


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