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Salted Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups 3 sticks butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups finely chopped pecans
  • 1 jar Chocolate Hershey's Spreads
  • small amount of kosher salt


  • Stir flour and salt together in a bowl.
  • Beat butter and sugar together with an electric mixer.
  • Add egg yolks, vanilla and flour to the bowl of the mixer and beat until well blended.
  • Roll dough into balls.
  • Beat egg whites with fork.
  • Dip dough balls into egg whites, then into chopped pecans.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet and press thumb into each cookie to make an impression.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Fill with teaspoon of Hershey's Spreads. Sprinkle with a bit of kosher salt.