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Angel Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
LaRue Wood
Added: Sunday, August 23, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C soft butter
1/2 C shortening
2/3 C packed brown sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 t salt
2 C sifted flour
1 t vanilla
1/2 t almond extract
2 egg whites (unbeaten)
Jelly

Directions:
Directions:
Beat butter, shortening, sugar, egg yolks, salt and flavorings together until fluffy. Add flour and mix to moderately stiff dough. Use one teaspoon (or more) of dough for each cookie. Roll dough into ball. Dip balls into unbeaten egg whites, then nuts. Place on unoiled cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Using thumb, make a depression in each cookie, fill with jelly or jam.
Bake in 325 oven, 20 to 25 minutes. (I found 20 min is plenty long in my oven). Cool thoroughly before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 2 1/2 to 3 dozen

 

 

 

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