Mountain Cookies II

Mountain Cookies II

by Miguel Ward 1 year ago
4.6 (9)
218.6 kcal
24.4 g carbs
Description

A delicious butter cookie with a creamy coconut filling.

Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup flaked coconut
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
Directions
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. 2. To Make Dough: In a mixing bowl, cream 1 cup butter, 1 cup confectioner's sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Combine 2 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  3. 3. Shape into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Make a deep indentation in the center of each cookie.
  4. 4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges just start to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. 5. To Make Filling: Beat cream cheese, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a mixing bowl. Add pecans and coconut; mix well.
  6. 6. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of the filling into each cookie.
  7. 7. To Make Topping: Heat chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine and water in a small saucepan until melted. Stir in 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar. Drizzle over cookies.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 4 dozen
calories: 218.6 kcal
carbohydrates: 24.4 g
protein: 1.9 g
saturated fat: 7.4 g
cholesterol: 26.8 mg
sodium: 125.4 mg
fiber: 0.9 g
sugar: 14.9 g