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Mint Surprise Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Mint Surprise Cookies, by , is from Jeannette and Friends , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeannette Williams
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008


3 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 eggs, unbeaten
2 Tbsp. water
1 tsp vanilla
1 (9 oz.) package solid chocolate mint wafers

Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. Cream well butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Add eggs, water and vanilla. Beat well. Add dry ingredients, mix thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours. Enclose 1 chocolate wafer in about 1 tablespoon of chilled dough. Place on greased baking sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.

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