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Thumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Beaver

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. shortening (may use part butter or margarine
c. brown sugar (packed)
1 egg - separated
teas. vanilla
1 c. flour
teas. salt
c. finely chopped nuts
Jelly or tinted icing

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla thoroughly. Blend together flour and salt; stir in. Roll dough into balls (1 teas. per ball). Beat the egg white slightly with fork. Dip balls in egg white and roll in nuts. Put 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Press with thumb. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes. Cool and fill thumbprint!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1-2 doz.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are so pretty and Christmas with red, green and white frosting!

 

 

 

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