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Citrus-Kissed Fig Thumbprints

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Kissed with lemon and orange, sugar cookies get dressed up with fig preserves."
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55 m servings 65 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen cookies)


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  1. Mix cookie mix, flour, melted butter, lemon peel, orange peel, vanilla and egg in bowl until soft dough forms.
  2. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon preserves into each indentation.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F for 7 to 9 minutes. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with coarse sugar. Cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 65 calories; 3.1 g fat; 8.6 g carbohydrates; 0.6 g protein; 9 mg cholesterol; 39 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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I needed something quick, tasty and pretty and these are great. I used raspberry jam rather than the fig, sprinkled them before baking with crystalized sugar and had perfect results. Many comp...