MY BEST...'JR.MINT' THUMBPRINT COOKIES

penny jordan

By
@PennyLJ55

I TRIED MAKING SOME THUMBPRINT COOKIES AFTER EATING SOME AT A PARTY. AFTER READING SOME DIFFERENT RECIPES I DECIDED TO TRY MY HAND AT COMING UP WITH A SUITABLE RECIPE TO MAKE SOME FOR MY GREAT NIECE USING HER FAVORITE CANDY AND MINE...'JUNIOR MINTS'. I THOUGHT MY RECIPE WAS WELL WORTH SUBMITTING SO HERE IT IS...HOPE YOU LIKE IT!


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Serves:

2-3 DOZEN COOKIES

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

COOKIE INGREDIENTS:

1 stick
(1/2 c.) butter or margarine, softened & unsalted
2/3 c
sugar
1 large
egg yolk
2 Tbsp
milk
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
flour, unsifted
1/3 c
hershey's cocoa
1/2 c
chopped pecans (optional)
granulated sugar
1 box
'junior mint' candies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk and vanilla.
2
Combine flour, salt & cocoa; blend into creamed mixture.
3
Stir in finely chopped pecans.
4
Chill dough about an hour or until firm enough to handle.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls.
Roll in sugar.
5
Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.
Press thumb gently into center of each cookie.
6
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, or until set.
As soon as removed from oven, place a Junior Mint into 'thumbprint'
Cool slightly before removing from cookie sheet.
Cool completely before storing.

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