Christmas Classics
1/4 cup confectioner's sugar

1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 package (12 oz.) chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 tsp vanilla


Cream together cream cheese and margarine. Add flour and confectioner's sugar. Chill for 1-2 hours

Place sweetened condensed milk into a medium pan and place over a medium to medium high heat. Stir constantly until it starts to bubble. Add chips and vanilla and mix until smooth. Remove from heat. Let cool. Divide the chilled dough into thirds, sprinkle surface with some flour and sugar, and roll each piece out to 1/4 inch. Try to work as much of the flour and sugar into the dough as possible -- to make a smooth and nonstick consistency. Place 1/3 of the chocolate mixture in your hand and shape into a cylinder that will fit along the center of the rolled out dough. Fold over the sides. Seal and tuck in ends. Place seam side down on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes, or until light golden brown. Repeat with remaining dough and chocolate. When cool, slice into 1/2 inch pieces.

Cook's notes: Use a pillowcase that is just for the kitchen to roll out the dough on. I put the flour and sugar right on the pillowcase and roll away. After you are through, just throw it into the washing machine for the next time.


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