Sep 212011
 
1 cup butter or margarine, softened 2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup cocoa 1 cup finely chopped pecans
9 ounce package chocolate kisses Powdered sugar
  1. In large bowl beat butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Stir together flour and cocoa.  Stir into butter mixture.  Add pecans.  Beat on low until well blended.
  3. Chill dough about 1 hour or until firm enough to handle.  Heat oven to 375.
  4. Mold tablespoon of dough around each unwrapped chocolate kiss, covering kiss completely.  Shape into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set.  Cool slightly and remove from cookie sheet to wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Roll in powdered sugar.  Roll in powdered sugar again before serving, if desired.

Makes about 4 1/2 dozen cookies.

 Posted by at 12:15 pm
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