Nutty Thumbprints with a Kiss

Course : Cookies
Serves: 20-24 cookies
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This cookie is a simple and really quick to make. You don't have to put a kiss in the middle. Jelly, brown sugar, or anything sweet to contrast with the nutty buttery flavor.


1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter (softened)
1 large egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
1 cup crushed nuts (pecans or walnuts work best)

Preparation / Directions:

1. Set oven to 350. 2. In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients together. 3. Take about a spoonful of the dough (it's soft and buttery) and roll it into a ball. 4. Take the ball of dough and roll it in the nuts. 5. Place the ball on a cookie sheet and press a thumb print into the ball. 6. Proceed to do this with the rest of the dough until you're done. 7. Bake cookies for about 10-15 minutes, or until the bottoms are slightly brown. 8. Place cookies on wire rack and take a hershey kiss and press it into the thumb pr

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