Birds In The Nest

Birds In The Nest Recipe

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

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Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make Birds In The Nest

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.

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About Birds In The Nest

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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