After Dinner Mint Cookies

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Title: After Dinner Mint Cookies
Yield: 3 Servings
Categories: Ghirardelli, Cookies

Ingredients:

10 oz Ghirardelli Mint Chocolate
-Wafers
3/4 c Butter, softened
2/3 c Sugar
1 Egg
1/4 ts Salt
1 1/3 c Unsifted flour
3/4 c Finely chopped walnuts


DIRECTIONS: Melt 5 oz of the Mint Wafers in a double boiler, stirring
constantly or microwave on medium for about 3 minutes. Set aside. Cream
butter with sugar, egg and salt. Mix in melted chocolate. Gradually add
flour. Chill dough at least 1 hour. Shape dough into balls, using 1 level
Tbsp for each cookie. Roll balls into nuts. Place on greased baking sheets.
Flatten slightly with the palm of hand. Bake at 350-F for only 8 minutes.
Remove from oven and place Mint Wafer on top of each cookie, pressing
slightly. Continue baking 3 5 minutes longer or until cookie is firm.

Source: Recipes from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company of San Francisco

From: Sallie Austin

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