Pecan Thumbprint Cookies with California Golden Raisin-Dried Cherry Marmalade

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Pecan Thumbprint Cookies with California Golden Raisin-Dried Cherry Marmalade
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, divided
  • 1 c. all purpose flour, sifted
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. finely chopped nuts, e.g., pecans, walnuts or pistachios
  • 1/4 c. California golden raisins
  • 1/4 C. Dried cherries
  • 1/4 tsp. orange zest
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 c. orange juice
  • 1/2 c. water
  • Rum raisin ice cream

Preparation

Preparation

1  In large mixing bowl, mix butter, sugar and egg yolk together. Sift in flour and salt; mix well. In small bowl, slightly beat egg white; set aside.

2 With No. 60 scoop or tablespoon, divide dough and roll into 1-inch balls. Dip each ball into beaten egg white and roll in chopped nuts.

3 Arrange on baking sheet lined with nonstick pad or parchment paper and bake for 5 minutes at 375°F.

4 Remove from oven and press thumb into center of each cookie. Return to oven and bake 8 minutes, more. Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire rack.

Source: Chef Geoff Southwick California Raisin Marketing Board