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JAM THUMBPRINTS COOKIE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patty Roylance
Added: Saturday, November 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cream:
2/3 C butter
1/3 C sugar

Add:
2 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 teas salt
Beat well
Gradually add. 1 1/2 C sifted flour, mixing well.

Directions:
Directions:
Shape in 3/4 inch balls - dip in 2 slightly beaten egg whites and roll 3/4 C chopped (finely) walnuts
Place balls 1 inch apart on greased baking sheet Press down centers with thumb
Bake 350 degrees - 15 to 17 minutes
Cool slightly, remove from pan - cool on rack
Just before serving, fill centers with a red jelly a cherry or strawberry preserves.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When I was very young I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some of the women in Kent could really bake and cook. This was one of the recipes I got from a good friend there, Pauline Keller. Delicious, another Christmas tradition.

 

 

 

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