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Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Added: Friday, January 2, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
½ cup shortening
¼ cup brown sugar packed
1 egg, separated
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup chopped nuts
jelly or tinted confectioners’ sugar icing

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix shortening, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla thoroughly. Blend together flour and salt, stir in. Roll dough in to balls, (1 teaspoon per ball)) Beat egg white slightly with fork. Dip balls in egg white roll in nuts. Place about 1” apart on ungreased baking sheet press thumb gently in center of each. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool. Fill thumbprints with jelly or icing. Makes 3 dozens

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozens
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made these for Christmas plates with red and green jelly.

 

 

 

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