Birds In The Nest Recipe

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Birds In The Nest

Martha Ramirez

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@Bebita

Will try this recipe and see if I will make any changes to make it my own :)


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Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar
1 c
butter
2
eggs, separated
2 Tbsp
water
2 c
unsifted flour
1 tsp
vanilla
pinch
salt
1/2 c
ground nuts
jelly, your favorite flavor

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter.
2
Add egg yolks, water, flour, vanilla and salt.
3
Mix well and compress into a ball.
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
5
Break pieces off to form small, walnut-size balls.
6
Dip each ball in unbeaten egg whites, then roll in ground nuts.
7
Slightly flatten ball to form disk, then press finger in center to form a small well.
8
Fill the well with a drop of jelly. (Don't put in to much or it will melt over the side of the cookie.)
9
Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes on a greased cookie sheet.
10
Remove from oven and cool cookies on wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy