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Jam-Filled Pine Nut Cookies

Crunchy pine nut cookies with jam on its top are sure to make your tea-time special.
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Makes 42 Servings
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Ingredients
Directions
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In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks and almond extract. On low speed, beat in flour and salt until blended. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour
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Heat oven to 350.° Shape dough into 1" balls. In small bowl, slightly beat egg whites
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Dip each ball in egg whites; roll in pine nuts, pressing to adhere
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On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls 2" apart. Press thumb in center of each ball to make an indentation
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Spoon about 1/2 tsp. preserve into each indentation
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Bake 13 to 15 min. or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool complete