On Line Cookbook

Thimble Cookies

Recipe Information
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  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). vanilla
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) boiling water
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). baking soda
  • 3 cups (700 ml) flour
  • jam or jelly for filling
  • Cream sugar and butter in bowl.
  • Add eggs vanilla and water.
  • In another bowl combine dry ingredients.
  • Add all at once to wet ingredients and stir until well combined.
  • Dough should pull away from side of bowl.
  • Roll tspfuls of dough in sugar.
  • Using your thumb create an indent in the middle of the cookie and fill with jam or jelly.
  • Place on greased cookie sheets and bake in 350, preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
I'm not too sure about the quantity this makes as I haven't made it in a while and it was a recipe that my mother wrote down for me. And we all know how mothers are!