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Thimble Cookies


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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup (approx.) raspberry jam or jelly (or any jam or jelly of choice)


Servings 2
Adapted from


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Cream butter and sugar; add yolk and lemon juice and beat well.

Stir in flour until well blended.

Form into 1 inch balls, dip into beaten egg white then into chopped nuts.

Place on greased cookie sheet, make deep indentation in center of each cookie.

Bake for 5 minutes, then quickly indent centers again, continue baking for 10 minutes.

Fill center of each hot cookie with raspberry jam or jelly.


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