simply delicious minty cookies

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By Shelley Simpson
from Swartz Creek, MI

Everyone who knows me, knows that I don't bake. So when I do, it is a very simple/easy recipe! I have been making these for over 25 years. It is a very rich/decadent cookie and taste like you've put a lot of work into it! *My picture...just finished baking these for my family's dessert tonight.

★★★★★ 1
serves 3 1/2 dozen

Ingredients For simply delicious minty cookies

  • 1 c
    butter flavored crisco
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 3/4 c
    granulated white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 3/4 c
    mint chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts

How To Make simply delicious minty cookies

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix Butter flavored Crisco, cream cheese, sugars and vanilla in a large mixing bowl.
  • 3
    Beat at medium speed until well blended.
  • 4
    Mix flour into creamed mixture at a low speed until blended.
  • 5
    Fold in mint chocolate chips and chopped walnuts.
  • 6
    Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto un-greased baking sheet. Or onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • 7
    Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. (Depending on your oven)Cool 2-5 minutes on baking sheet before removing to a cooling rack.
  • 8
    **Because this is a dense dough made with cream cheese instead of eggs, it does not spread out flat.
  • 9
    ***NOTE: I store them in an air tight container in the fridge after they have cooled. Tastes even better the next day. And they freeze well if you choose to freeze them.

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