Sitting Pretty Cookies8 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 25 min
“A Christmas cookie favorite in our family for years. It is a simple cookie rolled in nuts, topped with white frosting and a chocolate-coated peanut.” - by MICHELLE9493
Original recipe yields 3 dozen
- In a large bowl, stir together butter and sugar until creamy and smooth. Stir in the egg yolks and vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix together flour and salt; then slowly blend with creamy mixture. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll out dough into 1 inch balls. Dip balls into slightly beaten egg whites, then roll in chopped walnuts. Place balls 1 inch apart onto baking sheets.
- Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Remove from oven, and press thumb gently into the center of each cookie. Return to oven, and bake 5 minutes more. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool. Fill top of each cookie with frosting, and top with a chocolate-coated peanut.
Amount Per Serving (36 total)
- 186 cal
- 11.8 g
- 18.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"I remember these cookies from back in the 70's. It's always been a favorite..it's simple and the results are always a hit. They're especially pretty when you add red or green food coloring to frosting..." See more...very festive. Try them...you won't be sorry."
"I made these one year for Christmas and our good friend, went nuts over these. His birthday just passed and I made them for him, again. I had to make them two days in a row. Everyone loved them and co..." See moreuldn't get enough. On the holidays add some coordinating sprinkles to the frosting to match the holiday. I added kisses to the top!"
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