Mountain Cookies II

Mountain Cookies II A delicious butter cookie with a creamy coconut filling.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 4 dozen

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

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  • 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.

  • Shape into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Make a deep indentation in the center of each cookie.

  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges just start to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

  • 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.

  • Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of the filling into each cookie.

  • 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.

Per Serving: 219 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 24.4g; fat 13.1g; cholesterol 26.8mg; sodium 125.4mg.