Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

A great holiday or tea cookie. You could use other preserves besides raspberry too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks, flour, salt, and vanilla and mix thoroughly. Shape into 1 inch balls and chill 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. Dip cookies, 1 at a time, into unbeaten egg whites and roll in ground walnuts. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake 5 minutes, remove from owven, and make a dent in center of each cookie with your thumb. Fill dents with 1/2 teaspoon raspberry preserves. return to oven and continue baking 10-15 minutes. Do not overbake.
  5. Cool thoroughly. Just before serving, dust with powdered sugar.