Chocolate Mint Thins

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Recipe by Margo59

Two of my favorite flavors together: chocolate and mint. I have not tried this recipe yet, but thought I would share it.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar in large mixing bowl.
  3. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy.
  4. Add egg, peppermint and vanilla extracts.
  5. Continue beating until well mixed.
  6. Reduce speed to low; add flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
  7. Beat until well mixed.
  8. Shape dough into 1 inch balls; roll in remaining sugar to coat.
  9. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for 10-13 minutes or until cookies are set.
  11. Immediately press mint half into center of each cookie.
  12. Let stand 2 minutes them remove to wire rack.
  13. Cool completely.
  14. NOTE: Chocolate mints will melt slightly after being pressed into the warm cookies, but will set upon cooling.

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