A Santa Thumprint Recipe

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A Santa Thumprint

Hope Marquardt


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1 c
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
whole egg or egg white
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
oats, quick or old-fashioned, uncooked
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
nuts, finely chopped
1/3 c
jelly or preserves


1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until fluffy.
3Blend in egg and vanilla.
4Add combined oats and flour; mix well.
5Shape into 1" balls; roll in chopped nuts and place 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
6Make indentation in center of each ball with thumb.
7Fill each thumbprint with about 1/4 teaspoon jelly.
8Bake 12-15 minutes or until light golden brown.
9Cool completely on wire rack and store loosely covered--makes about 3 dozen cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy