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                             Thumbprint Cookies
 Recipe By     : Gordon R. Campbell  <campbelg@limestone.kosone.com>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Christmas                        Cookies
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2  c             Sifted confectioners sugar
    1      c             Soft butter or margarine
      1/2  t             Salt
    1      tb            Vanilla
    2      c             Sifted flour
    1      c             Finely chopped pecans
   Sift the confectioners sugar and measure. Beat it, the butter, salt   and
 vanilla together until fluffy.      Sift the flour onto a square of waxed
 paper or into a bowl and then   measure. Stir the sifted flour and pecans
 into the confectioners   sugar mixture. Mix well. Chill in the refrigerator
 at least an hour   so dough will shape easily.      When you are ready to
 bake the cookies, start heating the oven to   350F.      Shape the chilled
 dough into small balls. Place them 3 inches apart   on an ungreased baking
 sheet. Press a small hole in the centre of   each ball with your thumb tip.
      Bake on the rack in the centre of your oven about 15 minutes, or   until
 lightly browned and set. Remove frmo oven and spread cookies   on rack to
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 NOTES : From: rec.food.cooking  1/1/96