Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

My husband's grandmother makes this cookie every Christmas. It is a family favorite!


  1. Cream butter and brown sugar.
  2. Add egg yolks and vanilla.
  3. Sift flour and salt and stir until combined.
  4. Roll teaspoonful of dough into balls.
  5. Dip in slightly beaten egg white and roll in finely chopped nuts or flaked coconut.
  6. Place on ungreased baking sheet and press thumb into center of each. You can also you the handle of a wooden spoon.
  7. Bakeat 350 deg. F. for 5 minutes, Indent again. Bake 8-10 minutes more.
  8. Cool then fill with candied cherries or assorted jams or jellies.