Chocolate Wine Cookies
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|Ground pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chocolate chips||6 Ounce, melted (1 Package)|
|Almond slivers||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Sift flour, baking powder, and cinnamon together onto clean working surface; shape into ring.
Place egg, pecans, butter, sugar, sherry, and 1/2 cup melted chocolate in center.
Blend mixture with pastry scrapers until smooth dough is formed.
Roll dough on floured surface to 1/8 inch thick.
Cut into circles with 1 1/2 inch cookie cutter Press circles into miniature cupcake pans; form very shallow shell.
Bake in preheated 350°F oven about 20 to 22 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.
Fill centers with remaining chocolate.
Insert almond sliver in each dab of chocolate.
Chill 5 minutes to set chocolate