Gramma's Chocolate Holiday Butter Cookies
Old-fashioned buttery pecan tea cakes, laced with grated sweet chocolate...some things just never go out of style.
1 cup butter, softened
1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
6 ounces sweet chocolate, grated
1 cup chopped pecans
- Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in vanilla. Add dry ingredients; mix well. Stir in chocolate and nuts. Chill dough several hours.
- Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake in a preheated oven at 250°F (120°C) for 35 to 40 minutes or until firm.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.