Cookies & Candies

Chocolate-Mint Cookies

3/4 cup margarine or butter

1 1/2 cups brown sugar

12 oz semi sweet chocolate chips

2 eggs

2 1/2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Andes-brand chocolate mint candies

Melt butter and brown sugar with 2 tablespoons water over medium low heat.  Add chocolate chips and stir until melted.  Remove from heat and let sit for 10 minutes.  Then beat in eggs, one at a time.  In a large bowl, combine flour, salt and baking soda.  Add to chocolate mixture, stir and chill for 1 hour.  Cover cookie sheet with foil.  Roll chocolate mixture into 1 inch balls.  Place balls about 2 inches apart on foiled cookie sheet.  Bake at 350° 12 to 13 minutes.  Remove cookies from oven and place one mint on top of each cookie while still hot.  When mint melts, spread over top of cookie with knife.

Irene Rosiere (Our Grandma)

Seneca, Missouri

These are my favorite cookies (ever).  If you like mint, try these.

– Portia

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