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Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sara Rice
Added: Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 oz. pkg. semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1 1/2 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
2 T. water
3/4 c. (1 1/2 sticks) butter
2 eggs
2 1/2 c. flour
1 1/4 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 lb. green chocolate wafers
chocolate sprinkles

Directions:
Directions:
Place butter, sugar, and water in saucepan on low heat until butter is melted. Add chocolate pieces and stir until partially melted. Remove from heat, continue to stir until chocolate is completely melted. Pour into a large mixing bowl and let it sit for 10 minutes to cool slightly. With mixer at a high speed beat the eggs in one at a time. Reduce speed to low and add all the dry ingredients, beating just until blended. chill dough for about an hour. heat oven to 350 degrees. line 2 cookie sheets with foil. Take teaspoon of dough and roll it into a balls.place 2'' apart on cookie sheets. bake 11-13 minutes ( do not over bake.)Immediately place mints on the hot cookies. allow to soften, then swirl the mint over cookies and decorate with chocolate sprinkles. remove form cookie sheet and cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour 45 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
They are great if you love mint and chocolate, but even if you don't you would still like these.

 

 

 

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