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Ingredients

  • ½ cup soft shortening
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg separated
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Chopped nuts
  • Jam

Directions

  1. Cream shortening & sugar
  2. Mix in beaten egg yolk & vanilla
  3. Mix together flour & salt
  4. Add to wet mix
  5. Roll into balls
  6. Roll balls into egg white then finely chopped nuts
  7. Bake 5 min at 350°
  8. Press thumb in middle
  9. Bake 8 min more
  10. Let cool
  11. Add jam filling to depression

Further reading at America’s Test Kitchen. Photo by Jacqueline via Flickr used with CC Attribution, Non Commercial license