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How to Make Birds In The Nest
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.
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