Day 19 o f 25 Recipes of Christmas: SnowballsPosted: December 19, 2006 | |
Christmas cookies again!
1 cup peanut butter chips
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup finely chopped salted cocktail peanuts
3 cups flour
1 1/4 cups butter — softened
1 tablespoon vanilla
To make filling:
Melt peanut butter chips and chocolate chips in a double boiler, stirring till smooth. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and peanuts, mix well. Chill until firm enough to shape. Roll into 3/4″ balls; set aside.
To make cookie:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In bowl, combine flour, butter and vanilla extract; knead until well blended. Shape into one 11″ log, cut into 1/4″ slices. Shape each dough slice around a ball of filling. Roll into a ball and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool. Roll in powdered sugar.
Yield: 3 dozen