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Thrumbprint Cookies Recipe

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Dave & Judy Dampman


2 sticks margarine
c sugar
2 egg yolks
2 egg whites
3 c flour
tsp baking powder
Chopped nuts (almonds) finely chopped
Favorite jam

Beat two sticks of margarine w/mixer, gradually add cup sugar & 2 egg yolks making it fluffy. Sift 3 cups of flour & tsp baking powder, then blend into mixture alternately with combined juices from lemon & orange.

Roll dough in floured hands to making small balls. Drop balls into beaten egg whites. Roll into finely chopped nuts. Place on buttered cookie sheets.

Press thumb into center of each ball making a deep dent. Fill with jam.

Bake in pre-heated 425 oven for 15-18 mins. Makes approx. 2 -3 dozen cookies.




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