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Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barb Gray
Added: Sunday, October 18, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
2 tbsp. water
1 package (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
2 large eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
About 1 lb. Andes mints

Directions:
Directions:
Heat butter, sugar and water in a large, heavy saucepan over low heat until butter is melted. Add chocolate chips and cook, stirring until partially melted. Remove from heat and continue stirring until chocolate is completely melted. Pour into large mixer bowl and let stand about 10 minutes to cool slightly. With mixer at medium speed beat in eggs, one at a time. At low speed add dry ingredients, beating until blended. Refrigerate one hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheet with foil or parchment paper. Roll teaspoons of dough into balls, place about 2 inches apart. Bake 12 to 13 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately place a mint on each cookie. Let soften, then swirl mint over cookies to frost. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

 

 

 

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