Total Time
Prep 8 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is Paula's Recipe from the Food Network. These are lovely and quick, they start with refrigerated dough! They are ready in less than a half-hour. Great for last minute company or for guests who drop by for coffee. Make a couple dozen at a time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough, slice 1/4-inch thick
  • 14 ounces mint chocolate wafers or 14 ounces andes creme de menthe thin candies
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts or 1 tablespoon pecans, coarsely chopped


  1. Preheat oven according to package directions.
  2. Slightly butter cookie sheet.
  3. Place slices of cookies on sheet 2-3" apart.
  4. Top each slice with chocolate wafer or mint.
  5. Cover wafer or mint with another slice of cookie dough.
  6. Brush dough with beaten egg.
  7. Press nuts on top of dough.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Voila, you have cookies ready to eat!
Most Helpful

I used Keebler Chocolate Covered Mint Cookies. Loved the combination of textures- the smooth soft sugar cookie dough with the slightly crispy mint cookie center. Very pretty, minty cookies. I saw Paula making these on t.v. and have wanted to try them since! Thanks for posting!

BerrySweet December 30, 2006

next time i will cut the candy in half and also cut the cookies in half to make a smaller cookie, otherwise no changes. oh, yeah, i used andes cherry cookies (xmas special) and boy there were yummmmmmy!!!!

mandabears December 24, 2005