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    Butter Mint Pats

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    15 mins

    50 mins

    BecR's Note:

    These pale golden butter-mint pats/cookies are similar to a shortbread type cookie, and are so melt-in-your-mouth delicious! A favorite from my father.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen c ...

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 cup butter, softened (do not use margarine)
    • 1 cup butter mints, crushed (yellow mints "Richardson Butter Mints"(made with real butter, comes in a 5.5 ounce box)
    • 2 cups flour
    • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream butter in large mixer bowl until light; add crushed mints.
    2. 2
      Add flour; blend well at low speed with mixer, or by hand.
    3. 3
      Chill dough for 1/2 hour.
    4. 4
      Roll out or pat dough into a 9-inch square on waxed paper.
    5. 5
      Sprinkle with sugar.
    6. 6
      Cut into 1 1/2-inch squares.
    7. 7
      Using tiny cookie cutter, press a design on each square.
    8. 8
      Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
    9. 9
      Bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes, or until the cookies are set and just starting to turn pale golden (not browned). Do not overbake.
    10. 10
      (NOTE: Cook time includes chill time of 1/2 hour.).
    11. 11
      (NOTE: To crush mints place in heavy plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin- or, use your processor.).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 16, 2010

      55

      I made these for christmas and they are so good. Everyone liked them. I did freeze some after the holidays and I liked them better not frozen. They are going on my cookie list for next year. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Butter Mint Pats

    Serving Size: 1 (490 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 862.1
     
    Calories from Fat 559
    64%
    Total Fat 62.1 g
    95%
    Saturated Fat 39.0 g
    195%
    Cholesterol 162.6 mg
    54%
    Sodium 541.9 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.8 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    9%
    Sugars 4.4 g
    17%
    Protein 9.2 g
    18%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    butter mints

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