Thumbprint Butter Cookies
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  • Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter, softened1/2 cup sugar1 large egg2 tablespoons canola oil1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 teaspoon butter flavoring1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup cornstarch1 teaspoon baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt3 tablespoons apricot or other fruit preserves View Recipe Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in egg, oil, vanilla and butter flavoring. In another bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.Shape dough into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Press a deep indentation in center of each with the end of a wooden spoon handle. Bake until edges are light brown, 8-10 minutes.Remove from pans to wire racks to cool. Fill with preserves. Nutrition Facts 1 cookie: 75 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Originally published as Thumbprint Cookies in Taste of Home Christmas Cookies & Candies 2006 RECOMMENDED VIDEO Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.



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