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

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penny jordan

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@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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2-3 DOZEN COOKIES
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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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

How to Make MY BEST...'JR.MINT' THUMBPRINT COOKIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cream butter, sugar, egg yolk, milk and vanilla.
  • 2Combine flour, salt & cocoa; blend into creamed mixture.
  • 3Stir in finely chopped pecans.
  • 4Chill dough about an hour or until firm enough to handle.
    Roll dough into 1-inch balls.
    Roll in sugar.
  • 5Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.
    Press thumb gently into center of each cookie.
  • 6Bake 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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