Recipe By Anonymous
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Published Mar 28th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 7 - 8 dozen Calories 93.3

Cookies filled with mint chocolate candy.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100 chocolate mint wafer candies
  • 100 walnut halves

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Combine flour, baking soda, salt, white sugar, butter or margarine, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. Combine and mix at lowest speed until dough forms.
  2. 2 Drop by scant teaspoons 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Press candy wafer on top of each - mold dough sides up around mint. Cover with scant teaspoons of dough. Top each with walnut half.
  3. 3 Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 9-12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 93.3
  • Carbohydrate 13 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Fat 4.4 g
  • Fiber 0.5 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.1 g
  • Sodium 40.8 mg
  • Sugar 9 g

Reviews

  1. We have had these cookies for Christmas as long as I can remember. They stopped making the original mint wafers but have found the chocolate mint UFO's at Trader Joe's to be almost exactly like the originals. Family fave. If you like mint these are perfect for you! Question - why is dough so sticky - Read more ...
  2. This cookie recipe was a winner in the first Pillsbury Cook-Off in 1949. My mother adopted the recipe for the Christmas Party's since that year. Starlight mints were used and walnut halves where placed on top of the cookie before baking. I have also used colored sugar for holidays. My sons and grandchildren all this - Read more ...
  3. I LOVE READING THE REVIEWS ON SOMETHING THAT I HAVE NEVER TRIED SO THIS WAS ADDED TO RECIPE BOX WITHOUT GIVING IT A SECOND THOUGHT ABOUT KEEPING BECAUSE OF THE POSITIVE REVIEWS RE TASTE AND MEMORIES. HOWEVER...:) IS IT LIGHT OR DARK BROWN SUGAR???? SO MANY RECIPES DO NOT SPECIFY. I AM GIVING THIS 5 - Read more ...
  4. this is one of my favorite all time recipes. u will notice that i left out the nuts as my these were made especially for my youngest daughter and she is not that fond of nuts. so to give these a nicer presentation i opted to bake them in a cup in a mini muffin - Read more ...
  5. yummy cookies. Always a staple at our house during the Holidays. I make this recipe extra special by melting extra Andes mints and drizzle on the cooled cookies.
  6. These were a big hit at our Christmas gathering. The Andes mints were perfect for the middle. I would definitly make them again for a party.
  7. I've been looking for this recipe for many years. My mother made it in the 50's. Thanks Robin. Now I can pass it on to my grandchildren. It's just as I remembered it...delicious!
  8. I have been making these cookies for several years now. They become a favorite for everyone who tries them and the last cookies on the tray are always argued over! I used Andes Candies in this recipe. They're really exceptional. One note - please store these cookies seperately from others you have prepared until they - Read more ...
  9. I was sooo happy when I found this recipe. it's an oldie and I couldn't find my recipe. These are delicious and kids love them (they may pick off the walnuts though!).
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