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Surprise Package Cookies

Our Christmas celebration would not be the same without these scrumptious cookies! Of course they are great for a treat any day! Yield about 4 dozen

  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 48 Andes mints, unwrapped
    1. Cream butter and sugars in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
    2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
    3. Combine dry ingredients and add to dry mixture
    4. Divide dough into 4 pieces and wrap in saran wrap
    5. Refrigerate at least 1 to 2 hours (If in a rush put in the freezer for 20-30 minutes)
    6. Preheat oven to 375.
    7. Only remove 1 package from fridge at a time.
    8. Use 1 scant Tbsp of the dough, flatten in your hand and wrap around 1 mint. *If you would like to decorate with sprinkles place on top of the cookie before placing on cookie sheet.
    9. Place 2 inches apart on lightly buttered cookie sheet.
    10. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.
    11. Remove immediatly from baking sheet and place on cooling rack.
    Published: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 by Kelly
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