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Candy Thumbprint Cookies

Candies are pressed in a center of the cookies for a perfect Christmas dessert.

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  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 42

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened
2/3
cup sugar
2
egg yolks
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
Toppings, if desired
Candy-coated peanut butter pieces
Hershey’s® Hugs® Brand chocolates, unwrapped*
Miniature milk chocolate-covered peanut, caramel and nougat candy bars, halved

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Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy; add sugar, beating well. Add egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition; add vanilla, beating until blended.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix flour and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating on low speed just until blended. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart. Press thumb into each ball, forming indentation.
  • 4 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. (Tops of cookies will not be brown.) Immediately press desired topping in center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
HERSHEY'S and HUGS trademarks and trade dress are registered trademarks used under license.

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