Swiss Alps Cookies

Kelly Williams

By
@WildfloursCottageKitchen

One of the prettiest cookies on my holiday cookie tray and absolutely DELICIOUS! You'll want to hide a few away for yourself, though, because they are always the first to disappear! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! (photo from taste of home)


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Serves:

4 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 cup
softened butter, do not sub
1 cup
powdered sugar
2 tsp.
vanilla
2 cups
flour
1/2 tsp.
salt

FILLING:

1 (3 oz.)
pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 cup
powdered sugar
2 Tbl.
flour
1 tsp.
vanilla
1/2 cup
finely chopped pecans
1/2 cup
sweetened flaked coconut

TOPPING:

1/2 cup
semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 Tbl.
butter
2 Tbl.
water
1/2 cup
powdered suager

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Shape into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Make a deep indentation in the center of each cookie. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until the edges just start to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
For the filling, in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, flour and vanilla until smooth. Add pecans and coconut. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon into each cookie.
For topping, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and butter with water; stir until smooth. Stir in sugar. Drizzle over cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #coconut, #pecans