Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies, 2

Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies, Recipe 2

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Megan Stewart


This was the recipe that Mom shared with Aunt Shirley, who gave it to me after Mom passed away.


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makes about 24 cookies


How to Make Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies, 2


  1. Mix butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla. Stir in flour and salt. Roll dough into small balls and dip into slightly beaten egg whites. Roll into pecans, bake 1" apart on cookie sheets at 375 degrees for 5 min. Make thumb print and bake an additional 8 minutes. Cool and ice.
  2. NOTE: Aunt Shirley Africano iced them, but noted that Mom told her to use jam or jelly inside.

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About Madeleine's Thumb Print Cookies, 2

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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