Chocolate kiss thumbprint

Yield: 30 Cookies

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter Flavor Crisco
½ cup Sugar
1 tablespoon Milk
½ teaspoon Vanilla
1 \N Egg, separated
1 \N 1 ounce square unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
1 cup Flour, all purpose
¼ teaspoon Salt
¾ cup Nuts, chopped
30 \N Chocolate kisses, unwrapped
\N 8 Minutes

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes Bake Time: 1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.

Set aside.

2. Combine Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar, milk, vanilla and egg yolk.

Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add melted chocolate. Mix well.

3. Combine flour and salt. Add to chocolate mixture. Mix until well blended. Form dough into 1 inch balls.

4. Beat egg white slightly with fork. Coat balls with egg white. Roll in chopped nuts. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Press thumb gently in center of each cookie.

5. Bake at 350 for 7 minutes. Remove from oven. Place chocolate kiss in each thumbprint. Return to oven for 1 more minute. Remove to cooling rack.

Makes 2½ dozen 2 inch cookies.

Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 36. Shared by: David Knight

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