Sunday, February 22, 2009

White-Chocolate Meltaways

White-Chocolate Meltaways by Family Circle cookie press required
(another recipe below)

1 c unsalted butter, room temp
1 egg
3/4 c powdered sugar
2 1/4 c flour
pinch salt
2 t vanilla
12 oz white chocolate, chopped
2/3 c nonpareils

1. Heat oven to 375, beat butter in medium bowl until creamy. Beat in egg, add sugar, flour, salt & vanilla on low speed until well blended.
2. Put dough into cookie press fitted with 1" sawtooth ribbon disk, press into long strips on ungreased baking sheets, with floured knife, score strips every 2".
3. Bake in 375 oven 6 minutes, until just browning around edges, cut cookies along score lines; cool on rack.
4. Melt chocolate in small cup over simmering water. or microwave on high2 minutes; stir until smooth, spread 1/2 t melted chocolate on underside of cookie, top with another cookie, flat sides together. Refrigerate 5 minutes to set.
5. Place nonpareils in dish. Dip each end & place on waxed paper. Refrigerate to set.

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