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  • Serves: 48 Servings

Bird Nest Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 c Butter or margarine;
  • -softened
  • 1/2 c Light brown sugar; firmly
  • -packed
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 2 Egg whites; slightly beaten
  • 2 1/2 c Finely chopped nuts
  • Assorted jams; jellies,
  • -preserves


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour and salt. Work butter in a
bowl until creamy. Add sugar and beat until well blended. Add egg yolks and
vanilla and beat well. Gradually add sifted ingredients and beat well after
each addition. Roll small amounts of dough gently into 1-inch balls. Dip
balls into slightly beaten egg whites and roll in chopped nuts. Place on
ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Flatten slightly with the
fingers and make a depression in the center of each cookie with the thumb.
Bake 12-15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool cookies on wire cake
racks. FIll depressions with desired jam, jelly or preserves. Cookies may
be stored unfilled and the jam added later. Makes 4-5 dozen cookies.




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