Hazelnut Cookies With Amarena Cherries

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Total Time
27mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
12 mins

This ias an adopted recipe. I haven't tried them yet but I bet they'd make a great addition to the cookie tray for Cmas. Even make good gifts. I've added a note at the end of the directions.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).
  2. Mix butter, icing sugar and egg yolk, add flour, salt and 1/2 the hazelnuts.
  3. Foam the eggwhite in a small bowl.
  4. Put the remaining hazelnuts into another.
  5. Form balls(from step 2 mixture)of about 2 inches(5 cm).
  6. Dip first in egg white then in hazelnuts and place on baking tray, flattening them slightly.
  7. Form a little hole in the middle and place half an amarena cherry in it.
  8. NOTE:.
  9. If you cannot find amarena cherries, use drained dry maraschino cherries.
  10. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly browned.