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Easy Mint Candy Cookies

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 5 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 18 servings
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These minty chocolate cookies made using Pillsbury® chocolate chip cookies are a perfect dessert for Christmas celebration.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated chocolate chip cookies
1/2
cup thin rectangular crème de menthe chocolate candies (14 pieces), unwrapped, chopped
18
small round chocolate-covered creamy mints
1
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
2
tablespoons crème de menthe
1 1/2
teaspoons water
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, mix cookie dough and 1/4 cup of the chopped candies with wooden spoon, or knead with hands until well mixed. Scoop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls. Press chocolate-covered mint into center; roll into ball to cover. On cookie sheet, place balls 2 1/2 inches apart.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, cocoa, crème de menthe, water and vanilla, stirring until smooth. Spread about 2 teaspoons glaze in center of each cookie. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup chopped candies evenly over cookies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, mix cookie dough and 1/4 cup of the chopped candies with wooden spoon, or knead with hands until well mixed. Scoop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls. Press chocolate-covered mint into center; roll into ball to cover. On cookie sheet, place balls 2 1/2 inches apart.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are set. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, cocoa, crème de menthe, water and vanilla, stirring until smooth. Spread about 2 teaspoons glaze in center of each cookie. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup chopped candies evenly over cookies.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
85mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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