Huckleberry Thumb Print Cookies

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You’ll need some huckleberry jam as the filler for this particular cookie, but if you don’t have some or plan to make a batch, blueberry jam ought to make a

Huckleberry thumbprint cookies

2 cubes (1 cup) margarine, softened

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs, separated

2 cups flour

Ground walnuts

Huckleberry jam

In a mixing bowl, cream together margarine and sugar; add egg yolks and mix until smooth. Combine with flour and shape into 1-inch balls.

In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg whites with a fork; dip dough balls in egg whites and roll in the ground walnuts.

Place dough balls on a cookie sheet and bake at 325 degrees for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and make a thumbprint in the center of each cookie, then fill each with 1/2 teaspoon huckleberry jam.

Return to the oven and bake 10 minutes longer. Allow cookies to cool before removing from cookie sheet.

Makes about 5 dozen.

Note: Recipe calls for no salt, baking soda or baking powder.



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