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Jam Thumbprints

Jam Thumbprints Recipe

Description

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

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup butter
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 large egg whites egg whites, lightly beaten
  • ¾ cup finely chopped walnuts
  • ⅓ cup strawberry preserves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets, or line with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, vanilla, and salt. Gradually mix in flour.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

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Nutritional Information

Jam Thumbprints

Servings Per Recipe: 24
Calories: 126.4
% Daily Value *
protein: 4 %
carbohydrates: 4 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 2 %
sugars:
fat: 12 %
saturated fat: 18 %
cholesterol: 10 %
vitamin a iu: 4 %
niacin equivalents: 7 %
vitamin b6: 2 %
vitamin c:
folate: 5 %
calcium: 1 %
iron: 3 %
magnesium: 3 %
potassium: 1 %
sodium: 4 %
thiamin: 8 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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