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Chicken Pot PieRandi’s Thumbprint Cookies

I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
—Oprah Winfrey



¼ cup packed light brown sugar
½ cup butter, softened
1 egg, separated
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup finely chopped pecans
high quality raspberry preserves (I use Bonne Maman)

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix brown sugar, butter, egg yolk and vanilla.  Mix in flour and salt just until dough holds together.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls.

Beat egg white slightly.  Dip each ball into egg white.  Roll in nuts and place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.  Press thumb deeply in the center of each but do not break through.  Bake until light brown, 8-9 minutes.

Immediately remove from cookie sheet and cool on cooling rack.  Fill thumbprints with jam.

Yields about 2 dozen cookies. 

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Smoke Signals blows your way from High Noon Western Americana of Los Angeles, California, producers of the High Noon Antique Show & Auction for 25 years (1991-2014). Smoke Signals eMagazine was founded in 2010 from a desire to share thoughts and facts with the High Noon community and look at what is going on in the Western world while feeding our readers with great recipes and giving advertisers a chance to blow their own smoke.

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Linda Kohn Sherwood, Editor

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