Total Time
3hrs 12mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 12 mins

The last of my traditional Christmas cookies (and one of my favorites). The prep time includes time to chill the dough.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugars.
  2. Blend in the eggs, water, and vanilla.
  3. Add the flour, salt, and baking soda.
  4. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  5. Cut the mints in half.
  6. Roll chilled dough into 1 tbs balls.
  7. Place a half mint in the middle of each dough ball and press down; envelope the mint in the dough.
  8. Place the cookies on a greased baking sheet 2 inches apart (these will flatten out as they cook).
  9. Press a pecan half into the top of each cookie.
  10. Bake 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees.

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