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Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints

Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints

These thumbprints have a creamy, minty white-chocolate filling.
Prep Time7 mins
Cooling30 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Irish
Keyword: Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints, Irish, Irish cookie
Servings: 48
Calories: 81.3kcal



  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Egg yolk
  • 1 ½ cup Flour
  • ¼ cup Baking cocoa


  • ¼ cup Butter, softened
  • 1 cup 1cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • ¼ tsp Peppermint extract
  • 2 Drops green food coloring
  • ¼ cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ tsp Shortening


  • Heat oven to 375. In large bowl, beat sugar, 1 cup butter and the vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in egg yolk until smooth. Beat in flour and cocoa.
  • Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into 1 inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 1 inch apart. With inxes finger or thumb, make indentation in center of each ball.
  • Bake 7-9 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • In small bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter and the powdered sugar on low speed until smooth. Beat in milk, peppermint extract and enough food color for desired color. Spoon about 1/2 t. filling into each cookie.
  • Melt the chocolate chips and shortening, and drizzle over the tops of each cookie.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size16g

  • Amount Per ServingCalories81.3
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 5.3g 9%
    • Saturated Fat 3.3g 17%
  • Cholesterol 16.2mg 6%
  • Sodium 42.9mg 2%
  • Total Carbohydrate 8.4g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.3g 2%
    • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 0.6g 2%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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