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       Title: Chocolate Kiss Thumbprint
  Categories: Cookies, Crisco.030, Nuts, Chocolate
       Yield: 30 cookies
  
     1/2 c  Butter Flavor Crisco
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 tb Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla
       1    Egg, separated
       1    1 ounce square unsweetened
            - chocolate, melted and
            - cooled
       1 c  Flour, all purpose
     1/4 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Nuts, chopped
      30    Chocolate kisses, unwrapped
  
   Preparation Time: 30 Minutes               Bake Time: 8 Minutes
   
   1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.
   Set aside.
   
   2. Combine Butter Flavor Crisco, sugar, milk, vanilla and egg yolk.
   Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add melted
   chocolate. Mix well.
   
   3. Combine flour and salt. Add to chocolate mixture. Mix until well
   blended. Form dough into 1 inch balls.
   
   4. Beat egg white slightly with fork. Coat balls with egg white. Roll
   in chopped nuts. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Press thumb
   gently in center of each cookie.
   
   5. Bake at 350 for 7 minutes. Remove from oven. Place chocolate kiss
   in each thumbprint. Return to oven for 1 more minute. Remove to
   cooling rack.
   
   Makes 2 1/2 dozen 2 inch cookies.
   
   Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 36.
   Shared by: David Knight
  
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