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Butter Creams

1/2 cup butter, softened (I don't recommeding substitutions)
1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar, sifted
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
10 ounces chocolate-flavored candy coating

Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well.  Stir in milk, 
vanilla, and salt.  Chill several hours or until firm.  Shape into 
3/4-inch balls.

Place candy coating in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. 
Reduce heat to low; cook until coating melts.  Dip each ball of candy 
into coating.  Place on wax paper to cool.

MICROWAVE DIRECTIONS: Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well.
Stir in milk, vanilla, and salt.  Chill several hours or until firm.  
Shape into 3/4-inch balls.

Place candy coating in a 1-quart glass bowl; microwave at MEDIUM (50% 
power) for 2 to 3 minutes or until coating is softened; stir well.  
Dip each ball of candy into coating.  Place on wax paper to cool.