Andes Mint Cookies

Nancy Schimunek

By
@welchmom

Picture & recipe from my friend Shellie :)


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Serves:

makes about 2 doz

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
powder sugar
2 c
flour
1 tsp
peppermint extract
green food color
frosting:
2 c
powder sugar
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 c
hot water
4 Tbsp
butter
1/2 tsp
vanilla
andes mints, cut in half (to top cookie with)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together first 5 ingredients.
2
Roll rounded teaspoonfuls into balls and thumbprint.
3
Bake 7-8 minutes at 350
4
Whisk together the 5 frosting ingredients until smooth.
5
Top each cookie with frosting and add half of an andes mint to center.
6
Frosting will harden in about 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American