Mint Chocolate Candy Cookies

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Serving: 24
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cooking Time: Bake 10 Minutes

November/December 2021 Cookie Mini Magazine Recipe

Soft chocolate cookies topped with mint frosting and mint candies.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water. 

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

3. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, butter, vanilla and sugar; batter will be stiff.

4. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets; pat each mound down slightly. Wash hands after handling cake mix and raw eggs.

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

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

7. In a small saucepan over medium heat, add heavy cream. Bring to just a boil, watching closely so that it does not boil over. Pour over chopped chocolate and whisk until smooth. Allow ganache to cool to the touch.

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

9. Frost tops of cookies with frosting. Add 1/2 tablespoon ganache in center of frosting and sprinkle with chopped mint chocolate candy.

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Nutrition Facts

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