Italian Thumbprint Cookies

Recipe by michelerx
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream together margarine and sugar.
  • Add salt, lightly beaten egg yolks, vanilla, and almond extract, and mix thoroughly.
  • Gradually add flour and stir until well blended.
  • Roll dough into one inch balls.
  • Beat egg whites until frothy.
  • Dip dough balls into egg whites and roll in chopped nuts.
  • Place on cookie sheet about two inches apart and press a deep thrumbprint into each center.
  • Bake at 350 degrees 10-12 minutes.
  • While cookies are still warm, fill thumbprints with jelly or press a maraschino cherry or Hershey's kiss into the thumbprint.
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