Jam Thumbprints are a basic butter cookie with a sweetness of red raspberry or another favorite jam in the center.

This popular cookie is also known as hallongrotta, which means “raspberry cave” in Swedish can also be filled with many other delicious confections just check out my yummy options below.

They have also been called bird’s nest cookies, jam biscuits, raspberry butterballs, Polish tea cakes, and they are believed to have originated in the 19th-century.

This easy recipe is more a buttery shortbread with a wonderful surprise center then dusted at the end with a snowy powdered sugar.

They make the perfect addition to any Christmas cookie tray around the holiday season with the festive red center.

We enjoy all kinds of cookies and make several different kinds for the holiday season we call it the