Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies
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Serves: 2 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup baking cocoa
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • Filling:
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 24 milk chocolate kisses, unwrapped
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat I Can't Believe It's Not Butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Combine flour, cocoa and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
  4. When the dough has chilled for an hour, lightly beat the egg white in a small bowl.
  5. Shape dough into 1" balls; dip in egg white, then roll in finely chopped walnuts.
  6. Place on greased baking sheet.
  7. Make an indention with thumb in the center of each cookie.
  8. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes or until center is set.
  9. Combine the first 4 filling ingredients in a small bowl and mix until smooth.
  10. Spoon ¼ teaspoon of filling into each warm cookie; gently press a chocolate kiss in the center.
  11. Carefully remove from baking sheet to wire racks to cool.
Recipe by An Alli Event at https://www.anallievent.com/chocolate-thumbprint-cookies/