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

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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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
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

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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