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Chocolate-Mint Creme Cookies image

A minty filling sandwiched between rich chocolate cookies-what's not to love? -Gaylene Anderson, Sandy, Utah

Provided by Taste of Home

Categories     Desserts

Time 30m

Yield 4 dozen.

Number Of Ingredients 14

1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, cubed
2 tablespoons water
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 large eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup butter, softened
3 cups confectioners' sugar
3 to 4 tablespoons milk
1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
Dash salt


  • In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and water. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; stir in the chocolate chips until melted and smooth. Transfer to a large bowl; cool slightly., Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture and mix well. , Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks; flatten slightly. Cool completely., Combine filling ingredients; spread on the bottoms of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 157 calories, Fat 7g fat (4g saturated fat), Cholesterol 20mg cholesterol, Sodium 134mg sodium, Carbohydrate 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, Fiber 1g fiber), Protein 1g protein.

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