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       Title: HIDDEN HUGS COOKIES
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate, Hershey’s, 100th
       Yield: 48 cookies
  
       1 pk HERSHEY'S HUGS or HUGS WITH
            -ALMONDS chocolates (8 oz)
       1 c  Butter or margarine,
            -softened (2 sticks)
     1/2 c  Powdered sugar
       1 t  Vanilla extract
   2 1/4 c  All-purpose flour
     1/4 t  Salt
     3/4 c  Toasted almonds, finely
            -ground (see note)
            Additional powdered sugar
  
   Heat oven to 400'F. Remove wrappers from chocolate pieces. In large
   mixer bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar amd vanilla until well
   blended. Stir together flour and salt; gradually add to butter
   mixture, beating until well blended. Add nuts; blend well. Mold scant
   tablespoon dough around each chocolate piece, covering completely.
   Shape into balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes
   or until set. Cool slightly; roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely.
   Before serving, roll again in powdered sugar, if desired.
   
   NOTE: To toast almonds, heat oven to 350'F. Spread almonds in thin
   layer in shallow baking pan. Bake 8-10 minutes, stirring
   occasionally, until light golden brown; cool.
  
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