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Citrus Thumbprints

Recipe photo courtesy of Johnny Miller

If you want your cookies to sparkle, roll dough balls in sanding sugar before freezing; omit confectioners' sugar in step 2.

Source: Everyday Food, December 2012
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  • MS11842201
    16 DEC, 2014
    5 star recipe!!! so many compliments and they taste great!!!! I prefer sanding sugar for these cookies as, like the previous commenter said, the powdered sugar dissolves either in the oven or over time. If you plan on eating these over a few days I recommend sanding sugar. Also, I've made these cookies three times and this recipe makes 3 and a half dozen cookies if you use a 1 Tablespoon ice-cream scoop. You'll still have enough jelly at 1/3 cup to do 42 cookies.
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  • Dee_G
    2 DEC, 2012
    Cookie is tender, not a strong citrus taste. However, when you pop the cookie back in the oven to set the jam, the powdered sugar disappears! So roll in granulated sugar at the freezer stage and skip the powdered sugar.
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