Filled with your favorite fruit or nut filling, these delicious, classic Thumbprint Cookies will be a hit for any occassion.
To make this thumbprint cookie recipe, preheat oven to 350° F.In large bowl, cream shortening with sugar, egg and vanilla until very light and fluffy. Add the rolled oats and blend well. Combine flour, soda and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix until well blended.Form dough into 1-inch balls; roll in coconut. Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet. Make depression in center of each ball with your thumb; fill with any fruit filling. Bake cookies 15 minutes or until golden. Cool the thumbprint cookies on a wire rack.