Christmas Recipes > Mint Surprises

Posted On November 2, 2008

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Sift:
3 1/4 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Set aside.

Cream:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening

Add:
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

MIX WELL.

Add:
2 eggs, unbeaten
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vanilla; beat well.

Blend in dry ingredients; mix well.

Using one package chocolate mint wafers (NOTE: these chocolate candy disks are available in stores that carry candy-making supplies) shape cookies by enclosing each wafer in about 1 tablespoon of dough.

Place on greased baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Top each with walnut half.

Bake: 375 degrees 10 to 12 minutes.

Yield: Makes about 4 dozen.

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