• ½ c butter

  • ¼ c sugar

  • 1 egg separated

  • 1 c flour

  • ¾ c walnuts or pecans chopped very fine

  • 1 pot jelly, your choice(s


Cream butter and sugar.

Mix in egg yolk, then flour.

Form into small balls about 1 ½ inch in diameter.

Dip in the unbeaten egg white, then roll in chopped nuts.

Place on a greased cookie sheet and press flat with the bottom of a glass.

Bake at 300F for 5 min, then remove from the oven and immediately press the center down with a thimble or teaspoon for the jelly to sit in later. Back again until lightly golden (18 - 25 min).

Cool and fill center with jelly, let sit for a few hours.


18 cookies




Almut Haswell 200529115354