Thumbprint Cookies

Recipe by Liz Zzzz
READY IN: 30mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • Mix thoroughly butter, shortening, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla.
  • Work in flour and salt until dough holds together.
  • Shape dough by teaspoonfuls into 1-inch balls.
  • Beat egg white slightly.
  • Dip each dough ball into egg white; roll in nuts.
  • Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet; press thumb deeply in center of each.
  • Bake about 10 minutes or until light brown.
  • Immediately remove from baking sheet.
  • Cool; fill thumbprint with jelly.
  • *Ifusing self-rising flour, omit salt.
  • Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies: Substitute ½ cup granulated sugar for ¼ cup brown sugar; add 1 ounce melted unsweetened chocolate (cool) with the vanilla.
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