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Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Like the taste of mint? You'll love this recipe for chocolate mint cookies.

Trivia: Gardeners say that mint plants are good companion plants, repelling pest insects and attracting beneficial ones.

Tip: For best results, always use good quality chocolate.

Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Ingredients

3 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs not beaten
1 tsp vanilla
1 package (nine ounces) solid chocolate mint candy wafers
walnut halves

Method

Mix dry ingredients together. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and add the sugars gradually. Add eggs and vanilla and beat. Add the dry ingredients slowly, mixing thoroughly. Chill in fridge (covered) for two hours or more.

Preheat oven to 375°.

Take one rounded teaspoon of dough and wrap it around a wafer. Place these cookies on an ungreased baking sheet. Leave about two inches between cookies. Place a half walnut on top of each. Bake for nine minutes or a bit longer if needed.


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