Bird's Nests Cookies

sue jensrud~king

By
@suebeehoneyking

These are cookies my Ma, made a Christmas time, but I like them all year around!


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 c
butter or margarine at room temperature
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2
egg yolks, reserve whites

CREAM THESE WELL

2 c
all purpose flour

MIX FLOUR IN WELL. ROLL INTO 1 INCH BALLS.

1 c
well crushed walnuts~pecans or almonds
1 c
maraschino cherries

CUT CHERRIES INTO HALVES.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Roll balls into egg white. Then into the crushed nuts.Place onto parchment paper cookie sheets. Place half cherry into center of thumb print cookie. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Press center down and bake 10-15 minutes longer.
2
cool on cookie rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies