Cream together shortening and brown sugar Beat in egg yolk and.
vanilla Stir in flour, baking powder and salt Combine 1 egg white
and 1 tsp. water. Shape dough into 1″ balls. Dip in egg white
mixture and roll in 2 cups finely chopped pecans. Place on greased
baking sheets. Make indentation in center of each ball with thumb.
Fill each with a few butterscotch Chips. Bake 375 degrees for
10-12 minutes. Yield 5 dozen
Beat butter until creamy. Add sugar, salt, vanilla, and egg yolk. Beat until light. Add flour and stir well. Roll into logs about 1 inch thick. Wrap in wax paper and chill (usually overnight). Pre-heat oven to 300 F. Slice logs into cookie-sized pieces. Dip pieces into egg and chopped almond. Place on greased baking sheet. With your thumb, make an indent in the middle of each cookie and fill with jam. Bake about 20 minutes or until set.
Preheat oven to 350 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or a non-stick baking mat. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolks, vanilla extract and salt. Gradually stir in flour. Form dough into 1-inch diameter balls. Dip in lightly beaten egg whites, then roll in nuts. Place 1 inch apart on prepared cookie sheets. Press down center of each with thumb. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely. Just before serving, fill centers of cookies with jam. Or, fill centers with 1/2 teaspoon of jam before baking.