Chocolate Dipped Creams

  • Yield 6 dozens

Sprinkled with nuts, chocolate jimmies and coconut, these home-style cookies brighten holiday tables

David Mudd


1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1 cup cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar for rolling
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
Chopped nuts, coconut, chocolate jimmies


  1. Cream butter, add sugar gradually; add vanilla. Sift flour and cornstarch together; blend into creamed mixture; chill. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, triangles, and crescents or bars. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees about 12 minutes. Cool; roll in powdered sugar. Frost the top of each cookie with melted chocolate, then immediately dip in nuts, coconut, or jimmies.

Recipe submitted by Marge Reichardt, Watertown, Wis.