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Chewy Walnut Treasures Recipe

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C. Butter (softened)
1 C. Firmly packed Brown sugar
1 Egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
tsp. Baking Soda
tsp. Salt
2 C. Flour

C. Firmly Packed Brown Sugar
C. Sour Cream
tsp. Cinnamon
1 C. Coarsely Chopped Walnuts

C. Powdered Sugar & 1 Tbsp. Water

To make cookies:

1. In a medium bowl, blend butter and brown sugar.
2. Stir in egg, vanilla, baking soda add salt.
3. Gradually stir in flour.
4. Divide dough into 24 portions.
5. Roll into a ball and place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets
6. Using fingertips, make indentation in center of each cookie, leaving inch rim around the edge.

To make the filling:

1. In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, sour cream and cinnamon.
2. Stir in walnuts.
3. Spoon filling into center of each cookie.

Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes in preheated oven. Cool cookies and glaze each cookie.




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