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Chocolate Mint Teacakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane McElmury
Added: Sunday, November 4, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 egg yolk
2 cups flour
1 (10 oz) package creme de menthe baking chips
sifted powedered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine butter and sugar in large bowl. Beat until creamy. Add vanilla and egg yolk; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low. Add flour, beating just until mixed. Stir in 1/3 cup baking chips. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 12-15 minutes in 325 oven. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets. Remove to cooling rack. Place remaining 1 2/3 cups baking chips in 1 quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Tilt pan and dip tops of each cooking into melted chocolate; shake off excess chocolate. Let stand at room temperature until chocolate is set. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Serve cookies in mini green paper candy cups on a pretty plate for a special after dinner cookie.

 

 

 

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