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Starlight Mint Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Starlight Mint Cookies, by , is from The Huiet Family Cookbook ,volumn II, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elise Etheredge Altman
Added: Wednesday, October 12, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour,
1 teaspoon soda,
1/2 teaspoon salt,
1 cup sugar,
1 cup butter,
1/2 cup brown sugar,
2 eggs,
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 61/2 ounce packages chocolate mint candy,
nut halves for decoration.

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients. Cream butter and sugars. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour and form dough.. Drop by teaspoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Press candy wafer on each cookie. Top with scant teaspoon dough. Top with nut half. Bake at 375 for about 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Elise gave me several recipes for cookies and pies on cards that she typed when I got married. The cards are stained and frayed, but I treasure them! Cissie

 

 

 

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