Thumbprint Cookies I

Thumbprint Cookies I

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"I usually make these around Christmas."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 195 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.8 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 25g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 116 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Separate egg, reserving egg white. Cream butter or margarine, sugar, and egg yolk.
  3. Add vanilla, flour and salt, mixing well.
  4. Shape dough into balls. Roll in egg white, then walnuts. Place on cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove cookies from oven. With thumb, dent each cookie. Put jelly or preserves in each thumbprint. Bake for another 8 minutes.
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I will give this 5 stars even though, as stated before, it needs some tweeking. Not super sweet, that is where the jam comes into play so take that into consideration when selecting your fillin...

I made these, but changed two things: 1) I didn't roll them in walnuts, but opted for sugar. 2) I made them miniature sized. I loved how they turned out! I will be making these again...and agai...

These were very good. I changed them up just a little, because I wanted the kind with icing in the "thumbprint" rather than jam (nostalgic for cookies Grandma made when I was a little girl). T...