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    Pomegranate Jelly Almond Thumbprints

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Charlotte J's Note:

    This jelly filled cookie topped with ground almond makes a festive cookie tray at Christmas.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Dozen C ...

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Line baking sheets with parchment paper or leave ungreased.
    3. 3
      Combine flour and salt in a bowl and set aside.
    4. 4
      Combine almonds and 1/3 cup of sugar in a food processor fitted with a metal blade.
    5. 5
      Pulse until finely ground. (Be careful not to grind to a paste).
    6. 6
      Combine butter and remaining sugar in a medium bowl.
    7. 7
      Cream together until light and fluffy.
    8. 8
      Add ground almond and sugar mixture combine to mix.
    9. 9
      Add vanilla and egg yolks combine to mix.
    10. 10
      Mix in flour.
    11. 11
      Roll dough into walnut-size balls and place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
    12. 12
      Dip your thumbs in flour and use to make a deep indentation in center of each cookie.
    13. 13
      Whisk egg whites to loosen them and then brush outside of each cookie with egg white.
    14. 14
      Scatter a few chopped almonds on outer edge of each cookie if desired.
    15. 15
      Fill each center with 1/2 teaspoon of jelly.
    16. 16
      Bake until edges are golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes.
    17. 17
      Remove from oven.
    18. 18
      If needed, immediately add another 1/4 teaspoon of jelly to each cookie.
    19. 19
      Let stand for 3 to 4 minutes.
    20. 20
      Transfer to cooling racks with a thin metal spatula.
    21. 21
      Dust with confectioners’ sugar if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 14, 2010

      55

      This is a good cookie... I must have made mine really big because I only had 2 dozen. -- changing my rating to 5 stars at the request of my husband. ;-)

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    Nutritional Facts for Pomegranate Jelly Almond Thumbprints

    Serving Size: 1 (1169 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1206.3
     
    Calories from Fat 626
    51%
    Total Fat 69.6 g
    107%
    Saturated Fat 31.6 g
    158%
    Cholesterol 227.7 mg
    75%
    Sodium 352.6 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 133.5 g
    44%
    Dietary Fiber 7.1 g
    28%
    Sugars 68.1 g
    272%
    Protein 18.7 g
    37%

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