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Hidden Hugs Cookies

You will need:

1 pkg. Hershey's Hugs chocolates (8 oz)

1 cup softened butter or margarine (2 sticks)

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 1/4 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup toasted almonds, finely ground

(Additional powdered sugar to coat with when cooled)


1. Preheat oven to 400'F.

2. Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces.

3. In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla until wellblended.

4. Stir together flour and salt; gradually add to butter mixture,beating until well blended.

5. Add nuts; blend well.

6. Mold a tablespoon of dough around each chocolate, coveringcompletely. Shape into balls.

7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or untilset.

8. Cool slightly; roll in powdered sugar.

9. Cool completely. Before serving, roll again in powdered sugar, ifdesired.

NOTE: To toast almonds, heat oven to 350'F. Spread almondsin thin layer in shallow baking pan. Bake 8-10 minutes, stirringoccasionally, until light golden brown; cool. Yield: 48 Cookies

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