Scratch the chocolate kiss. Pop one of these addictive little cookies in your mouth to satisfy that chocolate-peanut butter craving.
'thumbprint cookies' on Serious Eats
Given the year-round bounty of fruits and vegetables in California, you might think that people out here aren't into canning. You might think we save our mason jars for cocktails at hipster BBQ joints and throw overly ripe produce to the cows. Luckily it's just the opposite, and at my local farmers market I even found a delicious pineapple jam. Good jam deserves to star in a good cookie, like these thumbprint gems topped with flakes of coconut.