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Spiced Hazelnut Thumbprints

  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 30

Dessert ready in an hour! Try these hazelnut cookies with filling of strawberry preserves – a sweet treat. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
6
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg yolk
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup hazelnuts (filberts), toasted, skins removed and nuts ground (6 tablespoons)
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup strawberry or raspberry preserves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and egg yolk until blended. On low speed, beat in flour, hazelnuts, cinnamon, cloves and salt.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 10 minutes. Using end of handle of wooden spoon, press a well into center of each cookie. Fill each well with 1/2 teaspoon preserves. Bake about 10 minutes longer or until edges are light golden. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

  • Any other nut may be used in place of hazelnuts.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
45mg
2%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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