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       Title: Poppyseed Thumbprint Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 24 servings
  
     1/2 c  Unsalted butter; room temp
     1/4 c  Sugar
       1    Egg yolk
       1 tb Grand marnier; * see note
   1 1/3 c  Flour
     1/4 ts Salt
       2 tb Poppy seeds
       2 ts Orange peel; finely grated
     1/4 c  Red currant jelly
  
   Recipe by: Seattle Times
      1.  In a mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and
   fluffy.  Beat in the egg yolk and Grand Marnier. Gradually add the flour
   and salt, beating until thoroughly mixed. Beat in the poppy seeds and
   orange peel just to blend.
      2.  Break off pieces of the dough and form into 1-inch balls. Place on
   ungreased baking sheets and make a thumb print in the center of each
   cookie.  Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon of the jelly in the centers.
      3.  Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven 12 minutes. Cool 5 minutes
   before transferring the cookies to wire racks.
       *or other orange flavored liqueur The cookies can be frozen with or
   without the jelly filling.
  
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