Caramel Cashew Thumbprints

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 60

Ingredients

Ingredients

3/4
cup butter, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup finely chopped cashews
15
milk chocolate squares with caramel filling (from 9.5 oz bag), unwrapped, cut into quarters

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until mixed; beat on medium speed until creamy. Add vanilla and egg; beat until mixed, scraping bowl if necessary. On low speed, beat in flour, baking powder and salt until dough forms. Stir in cashews.
  • 2 Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 2 inches apart. Press thumb into center of each cookie to make indentation, but do not press all the way to the cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges start to brown. Quickly remake indentation with end of wooden spoon handle if necessary. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  • 4 Place 1 chocolate candy quarter in thumbprint of each warm cookie. Let stand 3 minutes to melt; with tip of small knife, swirl slightly to fill thumbprint. If desired, sprinkle with additional chopped cashews. Cool completely.

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Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.