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       Title: Annie’s Thumprint Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Sifted flour
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Margarine
     1/2 c  Brown sugar; firm pack
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/4 c  Chocolate chips; chopped
       2 tb Milk
     3/4 c  Confectioner’s sugar; sifted
            Filling:
     3/4 c  Chocolate chips
       1 tb Shortening
       1 tb Water
       1 ts Vanilla
       2 tb Light corn syrup
  
       Sift flour and salt.  Blend butter, sugar, vanilla. Add flour mixture,
   milk, 1/4 cup chopped chips.  Form in 1 balls. Make thumbprint in center.
   Bake at 357 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Roll in confectioners' sugar while
   warm. Cool.
       For filling, melt 3/4 cups chocolate chips and shortening in a double
   boiler.  Stir ingredients and stir until smooth. Let cool 5 minutes. Fill
   cookies.
       Annie’s notes:  as kids, these were by far my brother’s and my favorite
   cookies at Christmas time (well, besides cut-outs). I still make a double
   batch for Christmas here; although my brother is 44, he still loves his
   cookies! Me, too, of course!
  
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