Friday, July 24, 2015

Citrus-Kissed Fig Thumbprints

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix 
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1/3
cup fig preserves
1
teaspoon coarse sugar, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, melted butter, lemon peel, orange peel, vanilla and egg until soft dough forms.
  • 2 Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon preserves into each indentation.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with coarse sugar. Cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.