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Double Chocolate Nut Slices

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Ingredients
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce, softened (1 Package)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Miniature semisweet chocolate pieces/Semisweet chocolate pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Finely chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely crushed graham crackers/Vanilla wafers 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2 Ounce, melted (2 Pieces)
  Egg 1
Directions

For filling, in a small mixer bowl beat cream cheese, sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla with an electric mixer till smooth.
Stir in semisweet pieces, nuts, and crumbs.
Cover and chill.
For the dough, in a small bowl stir together flour, soda, and salt.
In a large mixer bowl beat butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.
Add powdered sugar, beating till well combined.
Beat in melted chocolate, egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Add dry ingredients, beating till well combined (mixture will be stiff).
Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
Roll the dough between 2 pieces of waxed paper into a 14 x 4 1/2-inch rectangle.
Remove the top piece of waxed paper.
Shape the cream cheese mixture into a 14-inch log, then place it on the dough.
Roll dough around cream cheese mixture, removing bottom piece of waxed paper.
Moisten and seal edges of dough.
Seal in moisture- and vaporproof wrap, label, and freeze.
To serve, unwrap frozen dough and cut into about 1/4-inch slices.
Place slices on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake in a 375° oven about 8 minutes or till edges of cookies are firm and slightly brown.
Cool about 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet.
Cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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