Bird's Nests Cookies

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sue jensrud~king

By
@suebeehoneyking

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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.

How to Make Bird's Nests Cookies

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.

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About Bird's Nests Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies



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