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    Surprise Package Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    3 hrs

    30 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins

    lucid501's Note:

    These cookies have Andes mints tucked inside them, plus melted chocolate on top...sometimes I also add a bit of cocoa to the dough to make double chocolate cookies. Cooking time includes 2 hours for chilling dough. ZWT 3: U.S. (Andes mints)

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 21

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. Beat in vanilla.
    2. 2
      Combine the flour, baking powder and salt, and gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate dough for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
    3. 3
      With floured hands, shape tablespoons of dough around 42 candies (you will have rectangular cookies).
    4. 4
      Place cookies 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
    5. 5
      In a saucepan or microwave, melt remaining candies and drizzle over tops of cookies.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 18, 2012

      55

      These are a regular on my holiday cookie tray! Everyone enjoys these and they're easy to make (except for the unwrapping of all the Andes mints)! Thanks for posting this popular treat.

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    • on December 16, 2008

      55

      I've made these alot, and my friends can't get enough of them. I frost with white frosting and sprinkle with crushed candy canes at Christmas. I won 1st. place at a cookie exchange with these. Try them you will come back for more.

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    • on November 04, 2006

      55

      I've made these a few times. Everyone loves them and they're pretty easy too.

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    Nutritional Facts for Surprise Package Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (74 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 21

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 319.0
     
    Calories from Fat 112
    35%
    Total Fat 12.4 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    39%
    Cholesterol 40.9 mg
    13%
    Sodium 158.8 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 49.0 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 32.0 g
    128%
    Protein 2.9 g
    5%

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