Double Chocolate Nut Slices

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Sep. 16, 2011

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
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 3558Calories from Fat 1645

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 187 g287.7%

Saturated Fat 88 g440%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2146 mg89.42%

Total Carbohydrates 442 g147.3%

Dietary Fiber 20 g80%

Sugars 232 g

Protein 58 g116%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet