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Fudge Pillows



  • 1/2 cup firm butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Fudge Cream Cheese Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup Hershey's cocoa
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Dough: Cut butter into flour and salt until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle in water 1 tablespoon at a time and vanilla extract, tossing with fork until all flour is moist and dough cleans sides of bowl. Divide dough into halves. Roll each half into a 12 x 8-inch rectangle on board generously sprinkled with sugar. Cut each lengthwise into 4-inch squares.
  3. Prepare Fudge Cream Cheese Filling.
  4. Fudge Cream Cheese Filling: Mix all ingredients together.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoon into 6 mounds, 1-inch apart onto 1 strip. Top with another strip. Cut into 6 (2-inch) squares; seal edges securely. Place squares about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining strips and filling.

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