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