Next >︎

Mint Surprise Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bag of Andes Mints (in the green wrapper)
  • about 60 pecan halves

Directions

Ad

First, take each mint and cut into thirds. Set aside. Cut enough mints for about 5 dozen cookies.

In large bowl combine sugar, brown sugar, margarine, eggs, water and vanilla. Mix well. Lightly spoon flour into a measuring cup, level off. Stir in flour, soda, and salt, mix well. Chill dough at least 2 hours or overnight.

Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Enclose each mint piece in slightly less than a tablespoon full of dough. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Top each with a pecan half, pressing down lightly to slightly flatten the cookie (Make sure that the mint is still covered!) Bake at 375 degrees F for 7 - 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

Note: You can cut your mints in half, but you will have to make bigger cookies. Also, I have found that smaller pieces of mint give the cookie just the right hint of mint and chocolate without making it overpowering.

Ad

By Louise from Port Charlotte, FL

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Next >︎
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes Baking & Desserts Cookies FancyDecember 21, 2005
Guides
More
🌻
Gardening
🐛
Pest Control
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🐰
Easter Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/04/14 23:30:43 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!