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Saturday, December 26, 2009

Chocolate Buttersweets...as promised!

~Chocolate Buttersweets~

: Cookie Base :

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 + 1/4 cup of flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla

 Cream butter.  Add sugar, salt & vanilla; cream well.  Gradually add flour.  Shape by teaspoonfuls into balls.  Place on ungreased cookie sheets.  Press hole into center of each.
 Bake at 350* for 12-15 minutes until delicately browned.

: Creamy Nut Filling :
3 oz. of softened cream cheese.  Blend in 1 cup sifted confectioners sugar, 2 Tab. flour and 1 tsp. vanilla; cream well. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped walnuts and 1/2 cup coconut.

Fill cookies while warm, with teaspoon of filling.  Cool. then frost with the following.

: Chocolate Frosting:
Melt 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips and 2 Tbsp. butter with 2 Tbsp. water over low heat, stirring occasionally.  Add 1/2 cup of confectioners sugar; beat smooth.

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