From the 1981 C&H private collection comes a retro look at one of your favorite Christmas cookies: Golden thumbprints, the classic sweet-topped cookies.
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Yield: 30 cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
- 1/3 cup C&H golden brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine
- 1 egg, separated
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
- Candied cherries, jelly or melted chocolate pieces
- Cream together sugar, butter, egg yolk and vanilla.
- Stir in flour and salt.
- Roll into 1-inch balls.
- Dip into slightly beaten egg white and roll in nuts.
- Bake in 375 (F) degree oven 5 minutes on ungreased baking sheet.
- Remove from oven.
- Quickly indent each cookie center with thumb.
- Bake 8 minutes longer.
- Fill thumbprints with a little jelly, 1/2 candied cherry, or chocolate
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 30 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 91Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 47mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g
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