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1988 1st Place Fay Kuhn's Thumbprints

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Category: Cookies, Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 1 Egg, separated
  • 1 c Flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 1/4 c Finely chopped nuts
  • 1/4 c Raspberry jam


Preparation time: 20 minutes Chilling time: 1 hour Baking time: 15 to 18

1. Beat together butter and sugar in a mixer bowl. Add vanilla and egg
yolk. Mix well.

2. Mix flour and salt, add to butter mixture and mix well. Cover;
refrigerate at least 1 hour.

3. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Beat egg
white lightly in a small bowl. Put nuts in another small bowl. Dip each
ball into egg white, then roll in nuts. Put balls 1 inch apart on ungreased
cookie sheet. Press thumb in the center of each to make an indentation.

4. Bake until light golden, 15 to 18 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Fill
indentation with a small amount of raspberry jam.

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