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       Title: Chocolate Thumbprints
  Categories: Cookies, Crisco.022, Chocolate
       Yield: 30 cookies
  
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     1/2 c  Butter Flavor Crisco
     1/2 c  Sugar, granulated
       1 tb Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla
       1    Egg yolk
       1 oz Chocolate, unsweetened
            - melted and cooled
       1 c  Flour, all purpose
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/3 c  Chocolate chips, semisweet
            - miniature
 
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       2 tb Butter Flavor Crisco
     1/3 c  Peanut Butter, creamy style
       1 c  Sugar, confectioners
       2 tb Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla
  
   Preparation Time: 25 Minutes               Bake Time: 8 Minutes
   
   1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheet with Butter Flavor Crisco.
   Set aside.
   
   2. Combine 1/2 cup Butter Flavor Crisco, 1/2 c granulated sugar, 1
   tablespoon milk, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and egg yolk. Beat at medium
   speed of electric mixer until well blended. Add melted chocolate. Mix
   well.
   
   3. Combine flour and salt. Add to chocolate mixture. Mix until well
   blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Form dough into 1 inch balls. Place
   2 inches apart on baking sheet. Press thumb gently into center of each
   cookie.
   
   4. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Repress centers after baking. Remove to
   cooling rack. Cool completely. Fill center with Peanut Butter Cream
   Filling.
   
   5. For Peanut Butter Cream Filling: Combine 2 tablespoons Butter
   Flavor Crisco and peanut butter in medium bowl. Stir with spoon until
   blended. Add 1 cup confectioners sugar. Stir well. Add 2 tablespoons
   milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Stir until smooth. Fill cooled
   thumbprint cookies.
   
   Makes 2 1/2 dozen 2 inch cookies.
   
   Source: Butter Flavor Crisco Cookie Collection, page 26.
   Shared by: David Knight
  
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