Monday, November 12, 2007

Two new gift recipes (they freeze well)

Buckeyes & Snowball Cookies


Recipe By :Cherylann
Categories : Candy

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 stick unsalted butter -- softened
2 cups chunky peanut butter
2 cups confectioner's sugar
16 ounces chocolate chips
1/3 bar paraffin wax

Mix butter, peanut butter and sugar. Form into walnut-size balls and chill.

Melt chips and wax in saucepan.

Dip balls into chocolate mixture to partially coat, leaving an "eye" uncoated. Place on waxed paper until firm. Store in freezer.

Snowball Cookies

Recipe By :Cherylann
Categories : Cookies

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter -- softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 egg
8 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts
powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350°.

Mix flour and salt; set aside.

Blend butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat in 1 egg. Stir in flour mixture.

Add chocolate chips and nuts.

Shape into 1" balls. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet 15-20 minutes.

Cool and roll in powdered sugar. Freeze well.

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