Two favorite fall flavors combine in these perfectly spiced gingerbread cookies with a velvety-smooth apple butter center.
So you've made a bunch of homemade apple butter - now what to do with it? These gingerbread thumbprint cookies are a good answer. The spices and molasses of the gingerbread dough go perfectly with the sweet-tart flavor of the apple butter baked into the center. The apple butter also ensures that the middle of these cookies will stay tender and soft while the edges crisp up.
Makes around 2 dozen cookies.
These are the cookies that you should add to your stable of Christmas cookie recipes this year. You probably have most of the bases already covered - the classic iced sugar cookies, the beautifully spiced gingerbread, the buttery, crumbly shortbreads, the jam-filled thumbprints.
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