Mum's Chocolate Chip Butterball Pops
dozens, depending on size
cake and pastry flour
pecans, finely chopped
chocolate chips for cookies
chocolate chips to melt for caps
icing sugar, sifted
1Pre-heat oven to 350F. In one bowl, combine flour, pecans and chips. Mix well.
2Cream butter, gradually add sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy. Add salt, vanilla and water. Blend well. Gradually stir flour mixture into creamed ingredients.
3Shape into ¾" balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 325°F for 20 mins or until edges just begin to brown. Cool thoroughly.
4Melt about 1 cup chocolate chips over hot water in double boiler or melt carefully in microwave. Dip half of each cookie into melted chocolate.
5Put cookie balls on parchment or waxed paper and put in a cool place to set chocolate. When set, store in airtight container.
Originally Posted: Mon, Oct 15, 2012