Tom Thumb Cookies

Tom Thumb Cookies

Community Classics .
Edited on Aug 27, 2007

A delicious cookie with a jelly filling that is delicious anytime. This recipe is very easy to make.


3/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup firmley packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 3/4 cups sifted flour


Cream shortening and sugar; blend in peanut butter, salt, egg, vanilla and flour. Shape into balls about 1 inch in diameter.
Make a deep well in center of each ball with thumb.
Baked on ungreased cookie sheet in 350 degree oven 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on racks. Fill center of each cookie with tart jelly or jam of your choice.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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