"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Andes Mint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jessica Zurcher
Added: Monday, April 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 T. water
12 oz. chocolate chips
2 eggs
2 3/4 cups flour
1/2 t. salt
1 1/4 t. baking soda
24 Andes mints

Directions:
Directions:
In a medium-sized saucepan, melt together the butter, brown sugar, and water, stirring occasionally.
Add the chocolate chips and stir until melted. Let stand 10 minutes to cool. Add the remaining ingredients and combine to form a dough.
Chill dough for at least 1 hour.
Roll the dough into balls and place on a lightly greased cookie sheet, leaving ample space between the balls.
Bake at 350 for 8-9 minutes.
Remove the cookies from the oven, and on top of each cookie place half of an Andes mint. Allow the mint to melt and then swirl the mint over the top of the cookie with the back of a spoon or knife.

 

 

 

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