Chocolate Pillows

Chocolate-filled strips made with a cookie press.

2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter
3/4 cups granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
10 Nestle's chocolate candy bars
chocolate jimmies (optional)

Pre-heat oven to 375 F. Sift flour and salt together. Set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Beat until smooth. Add egg and vanilla. Beat well. Stir in dry ingredients. Using a cookie press with the saw-tooth plate, press dough into long strips onto ungreased cookie sheet. Break up candy bars into 1-inch pieces. Place 1/4-inch apart on top of dough. Press another strip of dough over candy, covering completely. Sprinkle with chocolate jimmies (optional). Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Cut into bite-size pieces immediately. Cool cookie sheets completely between batches.

Note: Posted by "Ann in NH" to the now-defunct Holiday Cookie Club at Epicurious.com.

Servings: 48

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