Swiss Alps Cookies

Kelly Williams


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)

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 dozen
30 Min
10 Min


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


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


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

How to Make Swiss Alps Cookies


  • 1In 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.

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About Swiss Alps Cookies

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

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