After Dinner Mint Cookies
10 oz Ghirardelli Mint Chocolate
3/4 c Butter, softened
2/3 c Sugar
1/4 ts Salt
1 1/3 c Unsifted flour
3/4 c Finely chopped walnuts
Melt 5 oz of the Mint Wafers in a double boiler, stirring constantly
or microwave on medium for about 3 minutes.
Cream butter with sugar, egg and salt.
Mix in melted chocolate.
Gradually add flour.
Chill dough at least 1 hour.
Shape dough into balls, using 1 level Tbsp for each cookie.
Roll balls into nuts.
Place on greased baking sheets.
Flatten slightly with the palm of hand.
Bake at 350-F for only 8 minutes.
Remove from oven and place Mint Wafer on top of each cookie, pressing
Continue baking 3 5 minutes longer or until cookie is firm.
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