Rating: 5 stars
10 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
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  • 1 star values: 0

The thumb print cookie that melts in your mouth, with creamy frosting.

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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Separate the eggs. Chop the nuts fine.

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  • Cream together 1 cup softened butter and sugar. Add the yolks, and beat well. Add the flour, and mix well.

  • Make small balls out of dough. Roll balls in egg white, and then in the nuts. Place balls on greased cookie sheets, and press center of cookie with thumb. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 minutes. Press center of cookie again, bake until lightly browned 4 to 6 minutes. Cool cookies on racks.

  • To make frosting, begin by blending the water, shortening, vanilla, and 1/4 cup softened butter or margarine together thoroughly. Slowly add confectioners' sugar, and mix until smooth and creamy. More water may be needed to make desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts

457 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 44.5g; fat 30.8g; cholesterol 54.6mg; sodium 99.1mg. Full Nutrition
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