How to make it

  • Beat the butter until creamy.
  • Add sugar gradually, beating well.
  • Add egg yolk and vanilla. Beat well.
  • Add the flour using a wooden spoon.
  • Drop dough by tablespoonfuls about two inches apart.
  • Press nuts onto the outside edge of the cookies, leaving the center open.. Cut larger nuts (like macadamias) in half.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.
  • Let cool about 1 minute and then remove from cookie sheet to a cooling rack. Let cool completely.
  • Place chocolate and vegetable shortening in the top half of a double boiler.
  • Over simmering water, melt chocolate and vegetable shortening. Stir gently until combined.
  • Spoon 1 heaping teaspoon melted chocolate over the center of the cookie.
  • Spread over cookie, leaving the edges of the nuts still visible.
  • Let chocolate set.
  • Makes about 26 cookies.

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    " It was excellent "
    gapeach55 ate it and said...
    This cookie sounds unbelievable! High 5!
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    Thanks for sharing Zena. It sounds delicious!!
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