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Mint Petites Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Keene
Added: Wednesday, April 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. sugar
1 c. margarine or butter, softened
to tsp. peppermint extract
tsp. vanilla
2 c. all-purpose or unbleached flour
11 foil-wrapped rectangular chocolate mints (Andres)
c. milk chocolate frosting

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375. In large bowl, beat sugar and margarine until light and fluffy. Add peppermint extract and vanilla; blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup and level off. Stir in flour and mix well. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place on un-greased cookie sheets; flatten slightly.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets and cool completely. Unwrap chocolate mints; cut mints in half crosswise, then diagonally in half to form small triangles. Frost cookies; top each with chocolate mint triangle. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

 

 

 

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