Author/Submitted by: Best Loved Foods of Christmas, Pillsbury, undated booklet
Pillsbury's Best All Purpose Flour*,
double-acting baking powder
semisweet chocolate pieces
Funsten's Pecan Halves
BAKE at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. MAKES about 2 dozen cookies.
Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut in butter until particles
are the size of small peas. Sprinkle 3 to 4 tablespoons beaten egg over
flour mixture, stirring with fork to form a dough. Roll out on floured
surface to slightly less than 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into 3-inch rounds.
Fit into small paper baking cups (tea size cups). Place on baking sheets.
Chocolate Filling: Melt semisweet chocolate pieces in top of double boiler
over boiling water. Stir in sugar, milk, butter, and vanilla; remove from
heat. Blend in 1 beaten egg. Place a scant tablespoonful of filling in each
pastry shell. Top with a pecan half. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 15
to 20 minutes.
*For use with Pillsbury's Best Self-Rising Flour, omit baking powder and
"Junior Winner in Pillsbury's 10th Grand National Recipe and Baking
Contest by Marcia Jensen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Adapted by Ann Pillsbury"