Mum's Chocolate Chip Butterball Pops

Sue Fitzpatrick

By
@Dovey22

Typically, another cookie only made at Christmas and made with love for my son, Chris, by Grandma every year. You can use sticks like in the picture or you can dip the ball into melted chocolate so it looks like a little cap and sit it upright to set :)


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
dozens, depending on size
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
cake and pastry flour
1 c
pecans, finely chopped
1 c
chocolate chips for cookies
1 c
chocolate chips to melt for caps
3/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
icing sugar, sifted
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
cold water

Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian