Monday, May 19, 2008

Thumb Print Cookies

Thumb Print Cookies
(recipe from neighbor/”sister” Debbie G)

2 c. shortening or butter
1 c. brown sugar
4 egg yolks
2 t. vanilla
4 c. sifted flour
1 t. salt
2 c. finely chopped pecans

Cream together shortening or butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla.
Add flour and salt and mix
Roll into 1” balls
Dip in slightly beaten egg white and roll in nuts (you can omit this stage)
Place on ungreased baking sheet & bake for 5 minutes at 375*
Remove from oven and indent cookies with thumb-continue baking 5-6 min.
Fill centers with jam or frosting

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