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Chocolate Mint Meltaways

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Category: Cookies, Desserts, Chocolate

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Mint-Chocolate Chips; *
  • 3/4 c Butter; Softened
  • 1/2 c Confectioners' Sugar; Sifted
  • 1 Egg Yolk; Large
  • 1 1/4 c Flour; Unbleached


1/2 c Mint Chocolate Chips; *
1 1/2 tb Vegetable Shortening
2 tb Almonds; Toasted, Chopped

* Use 1 10-oz bag of Nestles Mint-Chocolate Chips and divide into 1 cup
and 1/2 cup. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
++++++++++++++++++ COOKIES: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Melt over hot
(not boiling) water, 1 cup of mint chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Set
aside. In a large bowl, combine butter, confectioners' sugar, and egg
yolk. Beat until creamy. Add melted chips and flour; beat until well
blended. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake
at 350 degrees F. for 8 to 10 minutes. Allow to stand for 3 minutes before
removing from cookie sheets. Cool completely on wire racks. GLAZE: Combine
over hot (not boiling) water the remaining 1/2 cup of mint-chocolate chips
and vegetable shortening. Stir until chips are melted and mixture is
smooth. Drizzle each cookie with 1/2 t of the glaze; sprinkle with almonds.
Chill until set. Stor in airtight container in the refrigerator.

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