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Holiday Thumbprint Cookies
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Cookies made with yellow cake mix and a sweet fruit spread makes this both a healthy and tasty holiday treat.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 20 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 63.1
Total Carbs 12.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Total Fat 1.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Potassium 15.6 mg
Protein 0.7 g
Sodium 81.6 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Other Carbs
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat cake mix with orange juice, orange peel and vanilla with an electric mixer at medium speed for 2 minutes or until the mixture looks crumbly.
  3. Increase speed of mixer and beat mixture for 2 minutes or until the smooth dough forms, which will be very sticky.
  4. Use nonstick cooking spray to coat hands. Take dough and shape into 1-inch balls and place balls on prepared baking sheets about 2 1/2 inches apart.
  5. With thumb press center of each ball and fill in the thumbprint mark with 1/4 teaspoon of fruit spread and sprinkle nuts over the top.
  6. Bake cookies for 8 to 9 minutes or until the cookies have become a light golden brown and are no longer shiny, making sure to not overbake.
  7. Remove cookies from oven and place on wire racks allowing cookies to cool completely.

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