Citrus-Kissed Fig Thumbprints
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty CrockerŽ sugar cookie mix
3 tablespoons Gold MedalŽ all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup fig preserves
1 teaspoon coarse sugar, if desired
1. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, flour, melted butter, lemon peel, orange peel, vanilla and egg until soft dough forms.
2. Roll dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Using thumb or handle of wooden spoon, make indentation in center of each cookie. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon preserves into each indentation.
3. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with coarse sugar. Cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
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