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Thumbprint Cookies

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Ingredients
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For filling
  Smooth peanut butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Icing sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Mini chocolate chips/Sprinkles 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Take a large bowl In it combine butter,brown and granulated sugars and whisk the batter lightly to incorporate air.
2) Now beat in eggs one at a time with vanilla,slowly fold in the above mixture.
3) Combine together flour, baking soda and salt and give a good stir and mix into butter mixture just until combined.Also stir in chocolate chips and allow to stand for 10 minutes.
4)Preheat the oven to the desired temperature.

MAKING
5) Take 1-inch (2.5 cm) mounds on greased baking sheets,now add this mixture as tablespoonfuls say,15 mL into them.
6) Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden.
7) With the help of a melon bailer or small spoon, press indentation into each cookie. (Can be prepared to this point, frozen on sheet, then stored in layers between waxed paper in airtight container for up to 3 weeks; thaw to continue.)

FINALISING
8) To prepare the filling: In bowl,combine peanut butter, icing sugar and butter and beat together until smooth and now using a slotted spoon,add rounded teaspoonful (5 mL) into hollow of each cookie.
9) Transfer to rack and allow to cool. (Cookies can be stored in single layer in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

SERVING
10)Garnish cookies with chocolate chips and serve as a snack with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Halloween
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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