Cookies, Cookies, Yum – – Taste of Home
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup finely chopped walnuts
30 milk chocolate kisses
1-1/3 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided
2 tablespoons baking cocoa
In a large bowl, cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and mix well. Fold in walnuts. Refrigerate dough for 2-3 hours or until firm.
Shape into 1-in. balls. Flatten balls and place a chocolate kiss in the center of each; pinch dough together around kiss. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 12 minutes or until set but not browned. Cool for 1 minute; remove from pans to wire racks.
Sift together 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar and cocoa.
While cookies are still warm, roll half in cocoa mixture and half in remaining confectioners’ sugar.
Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.