Sara's Swedish Gem Cookies

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Kana6615

From my Great Aunt Florence--these are a holiday favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup butter
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 12-2 cups pecans, chopped
  • raspberry preserves

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar together.
  2. Add flour and egg yolks. Beat 1 minute.
  3. Chill.
  4. Shape into balls. Dip in egg whites and roll in chopped pecans.
  5. Flatten on a cookie sheet and press thumb in center of each cookie. Fill indentation with jam.
  6. Cook at 350 for 8-10 minutes.

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