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Crushing On Deborah Harroun of Taste and Tell and Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

What you need

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons natural unsweetened cocoa powder
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
2 large eggs, separated
2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons red liquid food coloring
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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How to do it

1. To make the cookies: Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.Beat the butter, brown sugar, and 1 egg yolk (reserve the other yolk for the filling) in a large bowl with and electric mixer until fluffy. Beat in the vanilla.

2. Add the flour, food coloring, and cocoa and mix until a soft dough forms.

3. Roll the dough into 36 balls.

4. Place the egg whites in a shallow bowl and beat them lightly with a fork.

5. Place the granulated sugar in a separate shallow bowl.

6. Roll each dough ball in the egg whites and then in the sugar.

7. Place the balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheets. Make an indentation in the top of each cookie with your thumb.To make the filling: Beat the cream cheese, sugar, the reserved egg yolk, salt, and vanilla in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth.

8. Bake the cookies for 10 minutes.

9. Removed them from the oven and use the handle of a wooden spoon to deepen the indentation (be careful not to break them.) Fill each cookie with about 1 teaspoon of the filling, then return the cookies to the oven and bake until the cookies and fillings are set, about 12 minutes more. Cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to a rack to cool completely. Store the cookies in the refrigerator. Allow the cookies to come to room temperature before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories
112.94cal ( 5.65% of daily need)
Fat
6.5g ( 10% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
3.94g ( 24.61% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
12.66g ( 4.22% of daily need)
Sugar
7.27g ( 8.08% of daily need)
Cholesterol
26.12mg ( 8.71% of daily need)
Sodium
23.41mg ( 1.02% of daily need)
Protein
1.28g ( 2.56% of daily need)
Selenium
3.31µg ( 4.73% of daily need)
Vitamin A
213.08IU ( 4.26% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.06mg ( 3.77% of daily need)
Folate
14.44µg ( 3.61% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.05mg ( 3.09% of daily need)
Manganese
0.05mg ( 2.66% of daily need)
Iron
0.41mg ( 2.28% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
0.42mg ( 2.12% of daily need)
Phosphorus
17.73mg ( 1.77% of daily need)
Vitamin E
0.19mg ( 1.24% of daily need)
Vitamin D
0.16µg ( 1.08% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
4.48%
Fat
51.21%
Carbs
44.31%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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