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Eggless Jam Buttons

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Eggless Jam Buttons are also known as Eggless Thumbprint cookies. Have you made them, if not then this is a must asap, and thank us later?

Eggless Jam Buttons

Eggless Jam Buttons

an image of Eggless Jam Buttons also called Thumbprint Cookies covered in coconut with a jam centre

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The combination of jam and a buttery-sweet crumb is pure bliss in every bite.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 25 depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Method: Easy


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  • 1/2 cup castor sugar
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups flour sifted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut
  • 1 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp water
  • 5 tbsp jam


  1. Cream margarine and sugar.
  2. Add the baking powder with the oil and water and work through to form a dough.
  3. Roll dough into balls and dip each in milk and then roll in coconut.
  4. Place on a parchment-lined baking tray.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C / 350F for approximately 20 minutes.
  6. When cool top with jam.


Prepared, tried, and tested by Sureka from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs


  • Serving Size: 2 cookies
  • Calories: 87
  • Sugar: 6.8 g
  • Sodium: 65.7 mg
  • Fat: 3.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.7 g
  • Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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