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 pan and push the mints, broken in half down in the center of the cookies while still very warm! everyone who got them went nuts for them!! this recipe is also a hit in my book for several additional reasons- it is a great recipe for making ahead (weeks at least that i know of) and baking later, for baking, storing (again at least 3 weeks) and making trays later, this one recipe with just a 1/2 c cocoa powder added and peanut butter cups in place of the mints is another of my regulars for holiday trays,and the cookies are great for packing and shipping!! i'll be passing this down to my children with 5 stars!!! 12/13 also u can also in a blender of food proccesor put 3/4 cup chips any flavor (chocolate is my fav) and process into fine bits, mix in, chill for 2 hr, shape dough into 1" balls roll in flaked coconut and bake at 375 for 8-10 min till set and edges begin to brown for chocolate cocnut chews and last but not least, chill dough make 1" balls and roll half in colored sugar then bake and they are festive crackle cookies!! love this recipe!!!!!!!
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this is one of my favorite all time recipes. u will notice that i left out the nuts as my...