- December 17, 2016 at 12:58 am #375264
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 egg yolks
1 tsp vanilla
2 tbs instant vanilla pudding
1 tbs instant lemon gelatin
5 tbs boiling water
Heat oven to 350º.
Combine flour and salt. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg yolks and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well after each addition.
Shape dough into 40 (1-inch) balls. Place, 4 in apart, on baking sheets. Press thumb into center of each ball.
Bake 13 to 15 min or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet 1 min. Remove to wire racks. Cool completely.
Meanwhile, combine dry pudding mix and dry gelatin mix in medium bowl. Add boiling water. Whisk 1 min. Refrigerate 15 min or until slightly thickened.
Spoon pudding mixture into centers of cookies, adding about 1/2 tsp to each. Makes 40 cookies