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December 5 2011

Chocolate Chunk Snowballs

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2 cups butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
6 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 cup pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
additional powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 F. Beat butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in flour and cornstarch, then chocolate and pecans. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 20 minutes or until lightly browned; cool on wire racks. Dust lightly with powdered sugar.