Peanut Sitting Pretties

Recipe by Jane from Ohio
READY IN: 1hr 14mins
YIELD: 48 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    cups butter
  • 34
    cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 1 12
    teaspoons vanilla
  • 34
    teaspoon salt
  • finely chopped nuts
  • 1
    (8 ounce) can vanilla frosting (I use the creme cheese frosting) or (8 ounce) can cream cheese frosting (I use the creme cheese frosting)
  • M&M's peanut chocolate candy
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Blend butter and sugar in a bowl.
  • Stir in egg yolk and vanilla.
  • Sift flour and salt into bowl; mix well.
  • Chill 1 hour.
  • Roll into 1-inch balls.
  • Dip into slightly beaten egg whites.
  • Roll in chopped nuts.
  • Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350°F for 7 minutes.
  • Press thumb into center of each.
  • Bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until done.
  • Cool.
  • Fill with frosting and top with M&M candies.
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