Thumbprint Cookies with Icing
Cream butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
Mix in egg and vanilla until well incorporated then add flour,salt and baking powder slowly.
Split dough into half and wrap in plastic.
Refrigerate dough for 1 hr. (Alternatively you can freeze formed dough balls for 12 minutes prior to baking)
Pre-heat oven to 350 F.
Shape dough into small balls about the size of a walnut, and space 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
Use the back of a 1/2 teaspoon to form a "thumbprint" in each ball.
Bake for about 12-15 minutes until lightly brown.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing to a cooling rack and allow to cool slightly.
Meanwhile, mix together powdered sugar and milk until smooth.
Add 1 drop food colouring in colour of your choice. You should be able to achieve a pastel colour.
Spoon icing into "thumbprint" and allow to set overnight.
Store in an airtight container.
Makes about 4 dozen cookies.
Recipe courtesy of https://www.frugalmomeh.com