Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

Holiday Thumbprint Cookies .

Holiday Thumbprint Cookies Ingredients

1/2 Cake, yellow, light, dry mix, 18.5 ounce package

3 tbsp orange juice

2 tsp grated orange peel

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

5 tsp fruit spread, strawberry, 100% fruit

2 tbsp chopped pecans

Preheat the oevn to 350. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

In a medium bowl, beat cake mix with orange juice, orange peel and vanilla with an electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes or until the mixture looks crumbly.

Increase speed of mixer and beat mixture for 2 minutes or until the smooth dough forms, which will be very sticky.

Use nonstick cooking spray to coat hands. Take dough and shape into 1-inch balls and place balls in prepared baking sheets about 2 1/2 inches apart.

With thumb press center of each ball and fill the thumprint mark with 1/4 teaspoon of fruit spread and sprinkle nuts over the top.

Bake cookies for 8 to 9 minutes or until the cookies have become a light golden brown and are no longer shiny, making sure not to over-bake.

Remove cookies from oven and place on wire racks allowing cookies to cool completely.

Nutrition per serving 1 cookie:

63.1 calories

12.3 carbohydrates

0.3 grams fiber

0.9 grams sugars

1.3 grams fat

15.6 mgs potassium

0.7 grams protein

81.6 mg sodium

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