Citrus-Kissed Fig Thumbprints

Citrus-Kissed Fig Thumbprints

Prize-Winning Recipe 2010! Kissed with lemon and orange, sugar coookies get dressed up with fig preserves.

Prep Time

55

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

48

cookies

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
  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.
Makes 48 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
For even baking, make sure cookies are of the same shape and size.
Purchasing
Look for fig preserves in the specialty jams and jellies section of the super market.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.