Maple Walnut Thumbprints

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup Bascom Family Farms pure maple sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Filling:

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Bascom Family Farms pure maple sugar
  • 3/4 cup sour cream

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and maple sugar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on parchment paper line baking sheets. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indention in the center of each ball. Combine filling ingredients; spoon about 1 teaspoonful into each cookie. Bake at 350° F for 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: about three dozen.