|Yellow cake mix||18 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package, Deluxe)|
|Shortening||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Egg yolks||2 Large|
|Egg whites||2 Large|
|Ground nuts||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Jelly||1 Tablespoon (Red Or Green)|
Preheat oven to 375 °F.
Grease cookie sheets.
Combine dry cake mix, shortening, egg yolks and milk; mix well.
Shape into 1-inch balls.
Combine egg whites and water.
Beat with fork until blended.
Dip balls in egg white mixture, then roll in nuts.
Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets.
Bake at 375°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Immediately press thumb or thimble into center of each cookie making a depression.
Cool several minutes on cookie sheets, then remove to racks to finish cooling.
Before serving, fill depressions with jelly.