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Thumbprint Sugar Cookies

1 cup Nash Brother Trading Company Organic Sugar
1cup butter or solid vegetable shortening
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon Nash Brother Trading Company Organic Vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 jar of favorite Nash Brother Trading Company Organic Preserves (Raspberry, Blueberry, Strawberry)

Sift together dry ingredients and set aside. Cream together sugar and shortening until well mixed, add one egg at a time, beating well in between eggs.  Add vanilla and mix until all incorporated. Slowly add flour mixture, mixing well in between additions.

Once all ingredients have been thoroughly combines, roll spoonfuls of dough in to little balls, using the palms of your hands.  Roll each ball in a small bowl of sugar to coat.  Place on cookie sheet and flatten slightly with your hand.  Make a fairly deep impression with your thumb.

Bake cookies at 375°F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool on completely on rack.  Once cooled, fill impression with a dollop of the preserves.

Makes 36 cookies 


Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories: 106, Total Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 50mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Dietary Fiber: 0g