mintywiches

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Julie Johnson
from Reston, VA

I got this recipe from the newspaper 30 years ago but it is still a family favorite. Not the easiest to make but well worth the effort!

★★★★★ 1 Review

Ingredients For mintywiches

  • 2/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 6 oz
    chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 1 3/4 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • granulated sugar
  • 50-60
    andes creme de menthe mint wafers, halved
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How To Make mintywiches

  • 1
    Combine butter, sugar, and egg in a large mixing bowl and beat until light and creamy. Blend in melted chocolate chips and corn syrup.
  • 2
    Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Stir into chocolate mixture. Chill several hours or overnight.
  • 3
    Using rounded 1/4 teaspoon of dough, shape into a ball and roll in granulated sugar. Repeat for all dough and place cookies on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Remove each batch from oven and let stand just a few seconds. DO NOT COOL. Turn half of each batch upside down and top with a mint candy half. Top with a second cookie. Place in the freezer on a flat tray or cookie sheet to harden.
  • 4
    HINT: This dough becomes sticky and hard to manage at room temperature. Return remaining dough to the refrigerator between batches.

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