Strawberry preserves aren’t just for breakfast, they make yummy Strawberry Thumbprint Cake Mix Cookies too! These tasty treats are a fun and easy way to bake with your kids.
Strawberry Thumbprint Cake Mix Cookies
This is what you need to make Strawberry Thumbprint Cake Mix Cookies:
- 1 box strawberry cake mix (do not prepare according to box instructions)
- 2 eggs
- 4 tablespoons butter, melted
- 3/4 cup water
- 1 cup flour
- Jar strawberry preserves
- Confectioner sugar
Preheat the oven to 350
In a large bowl, beat the eggs until smooth. Ad the cake mix, butter, water and flour. Mix until fully combined. Batter should be thicker and able to be rolled.
Roll cookie dough into 2 inch balls and then roll in powdered sugar. Place on greased sheet pan.
Press your thumb down into the center of each ball to create the thumbprint.
Fill each thumbprint with strawberry preserves. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until set up and bottom edges are golden brown.
Dust with powdered sugar.
Try heating the preserves a bit if you find it difficult to spoon into the cookies before baking.
These cake mix cookies are beautiful and will add color to your cookie plate.