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chocolate mint cookies

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a recipe by
Sharon Hoffman
The Woodlands, TX

Wonderful for Valentines Day!

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serves 80 cookies
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For chocolate mint cookies

  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 12 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 lg
    eggs, room temperature
  • 2-1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 80
    andes mint creme de menthe mints

How To Make chocolate mint cookies

  • 1
    Over low heat, melt butter and add brown sugar, mix well. Add chocolate chips and stir until melted. Pour into large mixing bowl, with mixer on high beat well. Let stand 10 minutes until cool.
  • 2
    Add eggs in one at a time and beat on high. Reduce speed to low and add dry ingredients until blended. Chill dough for one hour.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 350°. Roll 1 teaspoon of dough int balls and place two inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove cookies from oven and place 1 mint on top of each cookie. Return to oven for one minute only, to soften chocolate mint. Remove from oven and swirl mint over cookie with a knife. Let cool completely.

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