surprise package cookies

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By Beth Ellefson
from Shelbyville, IN

I am making these for Christmas for the first time this year.

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Ingredients For surprise package cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened (no substitutes)
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 65
    mint andes candies

How To Make surprise package cookies

  • 1
    In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs,one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle. With floured hands shape a tablespoonful of dough around 42 candies, forming a rectangular cookies.
  • 2
    Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. In a microwave or saucepan, melt the remaining candies; drizzle over cookies.

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