Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 c Soft butter or margarine

  2. 1/4 c Brown sugar; firmly packed

  3. 1 Egg yolk

  4. 1 ts Vanilla

  5. 1 c Flour; sifted

  6. 1 Egg white; slightly beaten

  7. 1 1/4 c Nuts; finely chopped

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Cream butter, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla until light and fluffy. Stir in flour until just combined. Refrigerate 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350~F. Using hands, roll dough into 1" balls. Dip in egg white, then roll in pecans. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven and with the end of a wooden spoon, make a depression in the center of each cookie. Return to the oven and bake another 8-10 min. until a delicate brown. remove to a wire rack to cool. Fill indention with a dot of powdered sugar frosting. While still warm, place a rounded edge of a maraschino cherry in center. Jelly may also be used in the centers. Margaret Garland DFYX18A Source: Prize Winning Recipes from the State Fair of Texas, 1976. --


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