BRACH’S® Spiced Thumbprint Nest Cookies

  • 2 sticks butter
  • ⅔ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • BRACH’S® Spiced Jelly Bird Eggs
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
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  1. Preheat oven at 375 degrees F.
  2. Mix the butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in the egg and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine together the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add this mixture in the butter and sugar mixture. Mix it until everything is well blended.
  4. Make 1-inch balls from the dough and place on the baking sheet. Make indentation on the top of each ball using your thumb or the bottom of a round teaspoon.
  5. Bake for 8-9 minutes
  6. Allow to cool completely.
  7. Using a piping bag or small spoon make a “nest” of your favorite frosting tinted green. Decorate with BRACH’S® Jelly Bird Eggs.