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Chocolate Snowballs

INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 1 cup (6 ounces) chocolate chips Confectioners' sugar
PREPARATION 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in pecans and chocolate chips.
2. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 15-20 minutes or until set and bottoms are lightly browned. Cool on pans 2 minutes.
3. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar. Cool completely on wire racks. If desired, reroll cookies in confectioners' sugar. Yield: about 4 dozen.