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Thimble Cookies or Thumbprints Recipe

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This recipe for Thimble Cookies or Thumbprints, by , is from Our Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Matthew Howard
Added: Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 C. Sifted all purpose flour
1/4 tsp. Salt
3/4 C. butter or margerine
1/2 C firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg, separated
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 C. finely chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour with salt. Cream butter in mixing bowl. Gradually add brown sugar; continue creaming until light and fluggy. Blend in yolk and vanilla extract. Add sifted dry ingredients; mix thoroughly. If desired, chill 1 hour for easier handling. Shape dough into balls 3/4 inch in diameter. Dip into slightly beaten egg white, then into pecans. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Press deephole in center of each cookie with floured thimble or finger. Bake at 375F for 12 to 15 min; until light golden brown. Fill hallows with jelly, jam or frosting

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 3 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe not only comes from the pillsbury cookie but also makes Keith Meyers jump up and down saying, "Me likey cookies. Me likey cookies!"

 

 

 

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