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These thumbprint cookies are delicious, buttery little cookies filled with jam and rolled in nuts. This Thumbprint Cookie Recipe is not only a sweet treat, it's also incredibly easy to make. Recipe at livelaughrowe.com

Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Jelly

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350.

  2. Mix brown sugar, margarine, shortening, egg yolk and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt.

  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.

  4. Beat egg white slightly.  Dip balls into egg white and roll in nuts.

  5. Place about 1 inch apart on un-greased cookie sheet; press thumb deeply into the center of each cookie.

    These thumbprint cookies are delicious, buttery little cookies filled with jam and rolled in nuts. This Thumbprint Cookie Recipe is not only a sweet treat, it's also incredibly easy to make. Recipe at livelaughrowe.com
  6. Bake until light brown, about 10 minutes.  Immediately remove from cookie sheet.  Allow to cool and fill thumbprints with jelly.