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Italian Holiday Cookies

Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 18 Tablespoon (1 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1 , slightly beaten
  Flaked coconut preserves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cream butter and sugar until thoroughly blended.
Beat in egg yolk and vanilla extract.
Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Chill dough for ease in handling.
Shape into balls 1 inch in diameter.
Dip balls into egg white: then roll lightly in coconut.
Place on lightly greased cookie sheets.
Press top of each ball gently with thumb to form an indentation.
Bake at 300° for 20 to 25 minutes.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
Fill centers with preserves.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Coconut

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