bird's nests cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By sue jensrud~king
from SALT LAKE CITY, UT

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

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For bird's nests cookies

  • 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.
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How To Make bird's nests cookies

  • 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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