December 26, 2009

Holiday Cheer - Cocoons



1 ¼ stick butter
3 tbsp powdered sugar
1 ½ cups flour
1 tbsp water
¾ cup chopped nuts
1 tsp vanilla


Preheat oven 275° (Yes, two hundred seventy-five). Thoroughly mix all ingredients. Shape cookies like a cocoon. Place on cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake 1 hour 40 minutes. When cool, roll in additional powdered sugar.

Tomorrow's recipe: Honey-Glazed Chicken Wings

Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. ~Benjamin Franklin


LuAnn said...

Ooooh, these sound like fun! Are they similar to pecan balls?

Judy said...

Good morning everyone!! Hoped your holiday was great!! This recipe my mother use to make (it is very similiar) they are delicious!!

Karen H in NC said...

These sound really good.

robynl said...

I've never heard of these cookies; very interesting.

Mary Ricksen said...

A lot like Italian Wedding Cookies, we use hazelnuts.
Almost everyone's mom has one similar!