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Mountain Cookies II

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious butter cookie with a creamy coconut filling."
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Ingredients

servings 219 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. To Make Dough: In a mixing bowl, cream 1 cup butter, 1 cup confectioner's sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Combine 2 cups flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
  3. Shape into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Make a deep indentation in the center of each cookie.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges just start to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. To Make Filling: Beat cream cheese, 1 cup confectioner's sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and 1 teaspoon vanilla in a mixing bowl. Add pecans and coconut; mix well.
  6. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of the filling into each cookie.
  7. To Make Topping: Heat chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine and water in a small saucepan until melted. Stir in 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar. Drizzle over cookies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 219 calories; 13.1 g fat; 24.4 g carbohydrates; 1.9 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 125 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These cookies were very rich and very good. They taste best after being refrigerated. Very fancy looking too. I plan to make these for Christmas presents. I think that next time, I will decr...

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The butter cookie, which is the base of this cookie, is terrible. Nobody liked it. I rated this 2 stars because the filling is very good and the cookies are beautiful. But the recipe did not com...

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These cookies were very rich and very good. They taste best after being refrigerated. Very fancy looking too. I plan to make these for Christmas presents. I think that next time, I will decr...

Very rich, very tasty and rather finicky to make but completely worth it for the annual Christmas baking. A tip - be sure to make the butter cookies small, if you don't get 4 dozen they're too b...

Worked loved these!

These cookies were the crowning achievement in my Christmas cookie tray this year -- worked beautifully!

These are excellent - everyone raves when I make them.

Everyone loves this recipe. My friend requests it for her birthday every year.

The butter cookie, which is the base of this cookie, is terrible. Nobody liked it. I rated this 2 stars because the filling is very good and the cookies are beautiful. But the recipe did not com...

Yummy, different, great for Christmas! Since my husband doesn't like nuts, I just doubled the coconut and they turned out great!

This are delicious cookies. The recipe didn't make 4 dozen; I only got about 16 cookies. The first batch I had a hard time getting the dough to roll. It seemed to need something more (butter, wa...