Marilyn's Desserts

 

Austrian Chocolate Balls

 

  •   2 ounces (2 squares) unsweetened chocolate
  •   1/3 cup butter or margarine

Melt together in saucepan over low heat.

Remove from heat.

 

  •   1 cup sugar
  •   1 egg plus 1 yolk
  •   1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Stir into chocolate mixture; blend well.

 

  •   1 1/3 cups flour
  •   1/2 cup finely chopped nuts

Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. Gradually stir in flour and nuts until well combined.

Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls; place on ungreased cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake at 350 °F. for 8 to 10 minutes until firm to the touch-DO NOT OVERBAKE. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Cool.

 

  •   1 ounce (1 square) unsweetened chocolate
  •   1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  •   1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •   1 cup powdered sugar
  •  2 to 3 tablespoons milk

In saucepan, melt chocolate and butter. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients; blend well. Dip tops of cookies into glaze to cover. Allow to dry completely before stirring cookies, tightly covered with waxed paper between layers of cookiesd.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.

 

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