Thumbprint Cookies with Toffee and Jam

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1 cup butter (2 sticks)

1/2 cup sugar

2 tsp vanilla extract

1 beaten egg

2 1/2 cups flour

pinch of salt

Lucy’s Granola Toffee Crumbles

Jam: raspberry, marmalade, apricot, red currant…. up to you!

  1. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in a mixer until smooth.
  2. Blend in beaten egg.
  3. Add flour, mixing until just combined.
  4. Wrap with parchment or plastic wrap and refrigerate to set.
  5. Roll into balls the size of a small walnut. Press thumb into center to make a small well. put a small bit of jam in bottom of well. Top with a small chunk of toffee. (Lucy’s Toffee Crumbles come in a wide variety of sizes, you may need to cut larger pieces. But this is also to taste)
  6. Place cookies on parchment covered baking sheet.
  7. Bake in a 325° oven for 12-15 minutes depending on size. Cookie should be firm but not browned.
  8. Remove to racks to cool.