These jam-filled treats are a close cousin to thumbprint cookies.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cream together butter and sugar. Add egg yolk and vanilla; beat well. Add the flour; beat again.

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  • Chill dough for several hours.

  • Heat oven to 325 degrees.

  • Combine almonds with 2 tablespoons sugar. Form dough into small balls and dip in lightly beaten egg white, then in almond-and-sugar mixture. Press center of each ball with your thumb.

  • Bake for 5 minutes, then remove and push down centers again. Bake for another 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool slightly and fill centers with jam.

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