Jelly Jewels

1 package Duncan Hines Moist Yellow Cake Mix
3/4 up shortening
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon milk
2 large egg whites
2 tablespoons water
1-1/2 cups ground nuts
Any jelly

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease cookie sheet. Combine dry cake mix, shortening, egg yolks and milk. Mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls. Combine egg whites and water, Beat with fork until blended dip ball in egg white mixture, then roll in nuts. Place 2 inch apart on cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately press thumb into center of each cookie making a depression. Cool several minutes on cookie sheets, then remove to racks to finish cooling. Before serving, fill depression with jelly.

Makes 2 dozen.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana