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raspberry thimble cookies

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a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This recipe originally comes from Connecticut by way of my Indiana friend Norma. A wonderful cookie to serve with a pot of tea. Photo:

★★★★★ 1
serves makes 6 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For raspberry thimble cookies

  • 1/4 lb
    (1 stick) butter
  • 1/4 lb
    (1 stick) margarine
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • raspberry jam

How To Make raspberry thimble cookies

  • 1
    In a large bowl, cream the butter and margarine thoroughly. Gradually add the sugar, beating until light and fluffy.
  • 2
    Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add flour and vanilla. Shape mix between palms of hands into balls (1-inch in diameter).
  • 3
    Place on an ungreased baking sheet, 2 inches apart. With a finger, make an indentation on top of each cookie. Fill with raspberry jam.
  • 4
    Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven about 15 minutes, or until nicely browned.