Starlight Mint Surprise Cookies

Kris Pate


From the Pillsbury Bake-Off Recipe, Mom saved from 1970's.


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Few dozen
1 Hr 30 Min
10 Min


  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    soft butter
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
  • 12 oz
    choc candy mint wafers (two 6 ounce bags)
  • 1 c
    whole walnut halves

How to Make Starlight Mint Surprise Cookies


  1. Cream sugars and butter. Add eggs and vanilla.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together and add eggs-sugar mixture to dry ingredients.
  3. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Put a spoonful of dough down first. Add a mint and place another spoonful of dough on top of mint. Press lightly to seal the mint surprise.
  4. On to dough press a full half walnut or two quarter peices. Bake at 350 degres oven for 10 minutes. Cool slightly before removing to a cooling rack.

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About Starlight Mint Surprise Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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