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Thumb Prints Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
MONICA KRISTENSEN
Added: Monday, November 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg, separated
1 cup Gold Medal« all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
Jelly
1. Heat oven to 350║F.
2. Mix brown sugar, shortening, butter, vanilla and egg yolk in medium bowl. Stir in flour and salt until dough holds together.
3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Beat egg white slightly. Dip each ball into egg white. Roll in nuts. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press thumb deeply in center of each.
4. Bake about 10 minutes or until light

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 350║F.
2. Mix brown sugar, shortening, butter, vanilla and egg yolk in medium bowl. Stir in flour and salt until dough holds together.
3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Beat egg white slightly. Dip each ball into egg white. Roll in nuts. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press thumb deeply in center of each.
4. Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Fill thumbprints with jelly.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes: 3 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes

 

 

 

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