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Double Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Double Mint Chocolate Cookies, by , is from Mama G's Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gayle Cornwell
Added: Saturday, November 18, 2006


2 C white sugar
1 C unsweetened cocoa
1 C softened butter
1 C buttermilk or sour milk
1 C water
2 eggs
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
4 C flour

4 C powdered sugar
1 C softened butter
1 tsp. salt
2 T milk
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. mint extract
1/2 C crushed starlight peppermint candy

Heat oven to 400. For cookies, in large mixer bowl, combine sugar, cocoa, butter, buttermilk, water, eggs, baking soda, baking powder, salt and vanilla. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 1-2 minutes. Stir in flour until well mixed, 3-4 minutes. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 7-9 minutes, or until top of cookie springs back when touched lightly in center. Remove immediately; cool completely.
For frosting, in small mixer bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter, salt, milk, vanilla and mint extract. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Spread 1/2 tablespoonful of frosting on each cookie. Sprinkle with candy.

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About 8 dozen




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