Bird's Nest Cookies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings36
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter/1/2 cup oleo1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
 Brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg yolk1
 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg white1
 Pecans1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
 Jam/Jelly1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 68 Calories from Fat 45

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.1%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.9 mg

Sodium 2.1 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.44 g1.8%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 0.87 g1.7%

Vitamin A 1.7% Vitamin C 0.13%

Calcium 0.4% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and the sugar
3. Add the egg yolks to the pan and beat well
4. Add flour to the mixture
5. Form the mixture into small balls
6. Dip these balls into well beaten egg white
7. Roll the balls into crushed pecans
8. Press the centers of the balls to depress them
9. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.
10. Remove from oven and press again
11. Bake for ten more minutes
12. Cool

FINALIZING
13. Fill the centers with jam or jelly before serving

SERVING
14. Serve as snacks
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