Rating: 4.5 stars
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Delicious and attractive little cookies, with a thumb indentation filled with preserves. Fill with different colored preserves for an interesting presentation.

Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
45 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets, or line with parchment paper.

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  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, vanilla, and salt. Gradually mix in flour.

  • Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls. Dip in lightly beaten egg whites, then roll in finely chopped walnuts. Place 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Press down center of each with thumb.

  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Just before serving, fill centers of cookies with strawberry preserves.

Nutrition Facts

126 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 12.4g; fat 7.9g; cholesterol 30.6mg; sodium 90.3mg. Full Nutrition
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