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Thimble Cookies


nutty and buttery

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  • .5 c butter
  • .25 c sugar
  • 1 egg yolk,well beaten
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 c flour
  • 1 egg white slightly beaten
  • 1 c finely chopped walnuts


Servings 10
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cream butter and sugar, add egg yolk and lemon juice.Mix

Step 2

Add flour and combine til smooth

Step 3

Shape into balls, dip in egg white, then roll in walnuts.

Step 4

Place on cookie sheet and gently press an half a candied cherry on top(red and green for Christmas time)

Step 5

Bake 12-15 mins at 350 degrees. They will be soft coming out of the oven.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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