Apple Butter Thumbprint Cookies

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1 1/3 cup flour

1/2 cup walnuts

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 egg 

apple butter (can also use pumpkin butter, etc.)



Preheat oven to 350 F.


Combine top 5 ingredients in food processor.


Pulse 4-5 times until nuts are fully incorporated into flour.


In mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.


Add dry mix to the creamed butter. Mix well. Add egg, vanilla and mix until fully combined.


On prepared baking sheet, add spoonfuls of dough. Using a slightly wet thumb, press into the center of each cookie. Fill well with apple butter.


Bake until golden, about 20 minutes. Remove to cool and enjoy.