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Citrus-Kissed Fig Thumbprints

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  • Prep Time 55 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 48
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Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Kissed with lemon and orange, sugar coookies get dressed up with fig preserves.

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1/3
cup fig preserves
1
teaspoon coarse sugar, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, melted butter, lemon peel, orange peel, vanilla and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon preserves into each indentation.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with coarse sugar. Cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

For even baking, make sure cookies are of the same shape and size.

Look for fig preserves in the specialty jams and jellies section of the super market.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
0g
% 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.

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