Mint Chocolate Candy Cookies

November/December 2021 Cookie Mini Magazine Recipe
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Mint Chocolate Candy Cookies
Serving: Serves 24
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 10 Minutes
Mint Chocolate Candy Cookies
Recipe By: Logo Site

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INGREDIENTS

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1 box chocolate fudge cake mix

2 Big Y large eggs

½ cup Food Club salted butter, melted and cooled

1 teaspoon Big Y vanilla extract

2 tablespoons Food Club light brown sugar

4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped

8 tablespoons Big Y heavy cream

1 can prepared white frosting

½ teaspoon mint extract

1 drop green food coloring

1 drop blue food coloring

2 cups mint chocolate candy squares, chopped

DIRECTIONS

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Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

Step 2: Wash hands with soap and water.

Step 3: In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, butter, vanilla and sugar; batter will be stiff. Wash hands after handling raw eggs.

Step 4: Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; pat each mound down slightly.

Step 5: Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

Step 6: Place chopped chocolate in a medium bowl; set aside.

Step 7: In a small saucepan over medium heat, add heavy cream. Bring to just a boil, watching very carefully that it does not boil out of pot. Pour over chopped chocolate and whisk until smooth. Allow ganache to cool to the touch.

Step 8: In a medium bowl, combine frosting, mint extract and food coloring.

Step 9: Frost tops of cookies with frosting. Add ½ tablespoon ganache in center of frosting and sprinkle with chopped mint chocolate candy.

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories               243

Total Fat               15 g

Saturated Fat         9 g

Cholesterol       33 mg

Sodium          230 mg

Carbohydrates    36 g

Fiber                     1 g

Sugars               27 g

Protein                 2 g

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 20 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 20 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 20 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 20 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 20 Minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Bake 20 Minutes