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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

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Category: Chocolate, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine,
  • -softened (1 stick)
  • 2/3 c Sugar
  • 1 Egg, separated
  • 2 tb Milk
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c HERSHEY'S cocoa
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 c Chopped nuts
  • 26 HERSHEY'S KISSES chocolates,
  • -HERSHEY'S HUGS chocolates,
  • -pecan halves or candied
  • -cherry halves


1/2 c Powdered sugar
1 tb Softened butter or margarine
2 ts Milk
1/4 ts Vanilla extract

In small mixer bowl, beat butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk and vanilla unti
light and fluffy. Stir together flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to
butter mixture, beating until blended. Refrigerate dough at least 1 hour or
until firm enough to handle. Heat oven to 350'F. Lightly grease cookie
sheet. Shape dough into 1" balls. Beat egg white slightly. Dip each ball
into egg white; roll in nuts. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Press thumb
gently in center of each cookie. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set.
Meanwhile, prepare VANILLA FILLING. Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces.
Remove cookies from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool 5 minutes. Spoon about
1/4 teaspoon filling into each thumbprint. Gently press chocolate piece in
center of each cookie. Cool completely.

VANILLA FILLING: In small bowl, combine all ingredients; beat until smooth.

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