-Cream together butter, brown sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla.
-Stir in flour just until combined.
-Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
-Roll dough into 1" balls.
-Dip balls into egg white, roll in walnuts, and place
2" apart on a cookie sheet.
-Press thumb half way through center of dough balls.
-Spoon small amount of jelly or kisses into each hole.
-Bake in a 375 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.
Notes: These are a classic Christmas cookie
around our house.
you for this recipe. it was JUST what I was
looking for & remembered from when I was a
child. I can't WAIT to bake these with my
daughter tomorrow. I've browsed zillions of
recipes; yours was THE ONE!!!
I enjoyed this recipe very
much. After making one batch, I decided to substitute the 1 tsp of
vanilla extract for 1/2 tsp vanilla plus 1/2 tsp almond extract. I
found it added a richer flavor to the cookie. Thank you for your
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