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1 cup margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour
1 cup chopped nuts
Kraft strawberry or apricot preserves

Beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in egg yolk, extract and salt. Add flour; mix well. Beast egg white until frothy. Shape level measuring tablespoon of dough into balls. Dip balls into egg whites. Roll in nuts. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly. Indent centers; fill with preserves. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes about 3 dozen.

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