Hidden Kisses

Some more goodness from Paula Deen, Hidden Kisses

Original Source: Paula Deen

Ingredients
* 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
* 2/3 cup sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 1/2 teaspoon pure almond extract
* 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
* 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
* 1 (9-ounce) package Hershey’s Kisses
* 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
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Directions

In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar, and vanilla and almond extracts.
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Stir in the flour and blend well. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the dough for 1 hour.
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Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Unwrap the candy kisses.
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Press a scant tablespoon of dough around each kiss, covering it completely; shape into balls.
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Place the cookies on ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 10 minutes.
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Cool slightly, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.
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Roll the cookies in confectioners’ sugar.
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Results: Very good. They taste a lot like the Cuban Cookies – but with a Hershey Kiss!

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One response to “Hidden Kisses

  1. Are you singing while shaping the cookies?

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