Christmas Jewel Cookies

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Tami Hartlaub

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@tami4gsd

This has been a staple on my Christmas cookie plate since I first started making cookies as a teen. Now 40 years later, this cookie is still the most requested by my family at Christmas.
This thumbprint cookie has a tender crumb & just melts in your mouth. The recipe is unique and I believe the hard cooked egg yolks are what gives it the delightful texture.
I hope your family enjoys it as much as mine. Perhaps it will become a family tradition in your home too!

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Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    margerine
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 3
    hard cooked egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    flour
  • ·
    strawberry jam

How to Make Christmas Jewel Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter & sugar together until light & fluffy. Break up egg yolks into creamed mixture. Blend well. Add vanilla. Stir in flour. Chill for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Make a small dent in the top of each cookie with finger. Bake in 375 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven, fill dent with jam. Return to oven for 1-2 minutes to set jam.

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About Christmas Jewel Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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