Mint Wafer Cookies
These are chewy chocolate mint cookies with a mint wafer on the top. A beautiful design is swirled into the top of the candy while the cookies are hot.
- Serves: 3 persons
- ¾cup butter
- 1½ cups packed light brown sugar
- 2teaspoons water
- 1¾ cups mint chocolate chips
- 2½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1¼ teaspoons baking soda
- ½teaspoon salt
- 20chocolate covered thin mints
Step 1In a small saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar, water and mint chocolate chips. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until melted. Transfer to a medium bowl and set aside to cool for about 10 minutes.
Step 2Beat the eggs into the chocolate mixture one at a time. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt, stir into the chocolate mixture. Cover dough, and chill for 1 hour.
Step 3Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place 1 1/2 inches apart onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
Step 4Bake for 12 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven. As soon as the cookies are out of the oven, place 1/2 of a mint candy on top of each one. Let sit for 30 seconds, then swirl with a toothpick. Cool on wire racks.