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Thumbprint Cookies

Posted Dec 21st, 2015

1/2 cup Clearly Organic Butter, softened
1/4 cup Clearly Organic Brown Sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon Clearly Organic Vanilla Extract
1 cup Clearly Organic All-Purpose Flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts or almonds (optional)
2/3 cup Clearly Organic Fruit Jam, any flavor

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Whip together butter, sugar and egg. Add vanilla, flour and salt. Stir until ingredients are evenly distributed. Shape dough into balls. Roll in chopped walnuts, or almonds if desired. Place cookies about 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet. Bake for 5 minutes in preheated oven. Remove cookies from oven, with thumb dent each cookie. Place a small scope of jelly or preserves in each thumbprint. Bake for an additional 7 minutes. Let cool on pan for 5 minutes.
Variations: Thumbprint cookies are often made with jam varieties but you can also add chocolate hazelnut spread, almond butter or peanut butter as your filling.

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