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Strawberry Cookies

Ingredients

½ cup butter -- softened
¼ cup brown sugar -- firmly packed
1 large egg -- separated
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup flour
½ tsp. salt
1 cup pecans -- finely chopped
1/3 cup strawberry preserves

Directions

  1. With an electric mixer beat butter until creamy. Gradually add sugar and beat well. Add egg yoke & vanilla and beat until blended. Combine flour and salt then add to butter mixture and beat until blended. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Lightly beat egg white with a fork and set aside. Roll chilled dough into ½" balls and then dip them in the egg white. Roll the dipped balls in the finely chopped pecans and place on cookie sheet 1" apart.
  3. Bake at 375° for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and make an indentation in the top of each cookie. Bake an additional 10 minutes and cool on wire racks. Fill indentation with ½ tsp. of strawberry preserves.
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