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Chocolate Mint Dreams Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandy Osborn
Added: Friday, October 10, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup butter (no substitutes)
cup powder sugar
2 squares (1 oz each) unsweetened chocolate melted and cooled
tsp peppermint extract
1 cups flour
1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Icing:
2 tbsp butter softened
1 cup powder sugar
1 tbsp milk
tsp peppermint extract
1 to 2 drops green food coloring

Drizzle:
cup semisweet chocolate chips
tsp shortening

Directions:
Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and powder sugar. Beat in chocolate and mint extract. Gradually add flour. Stir in chocolate chips (dough will be soft) I let it set in the refrigerator for at least an hour. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 6-8 minutes or until firm. Cool for 4 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Meanwhile, combine icing ingredients; spread over cooled cookies. Let set. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth, then drizzle over cookies.

 

 

 

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