Tacklebox Thumbprints

Tacklebox Thumbprints
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A pecan thumbprint filled with sugary praline filling.
45 min
Prep Time
1:10
Total Time
30 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg, separated
2 tablespoons
water
1/2 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
Chopped pecans

Filling

1/3 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.  Grease cookie sheets; set aside.
  2. Combine sugar, butter, egg yolk, water, baking powder, and salt in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  3. Place egg white into bowl.  Beat with fork until frothy.
  4. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Dip each ball into egg white, then in chopped pecans. Place 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheets.
  5. Combine all filling ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute.
  6. Make small indentation in center of each cookie; fill with 1/2 teaspoon warm filling. Bake 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Recipe Tips

If filling crystalizes, reheat to a boil.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
90
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
11g
Protein
1g
Fat
4.5g
Sodium
85mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This taste wonderful - kind of like a piece of nut roll in your mouth. The recipe was just perfect. My kids ate these as quickly as they got done.... yum! Have to make more for Christmas since these did not last.

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