*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Birds Nests
 
 Recipe By     : Sherrie Trexler
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine
      1/2  cup           shortening
      1/2  cup           brown sugar
    2      cups          flour
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      teaspoon      vanilla
    2      each          egg whites -- beaten slightly
      1/4  cup           walnuts -- crushed
      1/4  cup           jam
 
 Combine butter, shortening, brown sugar, flour, salt, and vanilla.  Roll into
 1 balls.  Roll balls in egg whites and then roll in crushed walnuts.  Put
 finger indention in center.  Fill with jam.  Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes.
 
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 NOTES : This recipe came from Sherrie.  She sent them to her husband one
 Christmas and I tasted them at his home.  They were delicious and I
 immediately contacted her for her recipe.  We really missed her that
 Christmas!!!  :(