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Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

 Holiday Thumbprint Cookies
Speckled with chopped nuts and topped with a candied cherry, these tender cookies will disappear fast.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch


  • 1-1/2 cups Master Cookie Mix, softened
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 12 red or green candied cherries, halved


  • Shape cookie mix into 1-in. balls; roll in egg white, then in pecans.
  • Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indentation in the
  • center of each ball. Fill with a candied cherry half. Place 2 in.
  • apart on greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks
  • to cool. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 111 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 58 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.