Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 10 oz Mint chocolate wafers

  2. 3/4 c Butter; softened

  3. 2/3 c Sugar

  4. 1 Egg

  5. 1/4 ts Salt

  6. 1 1/3 c All-purpose flour; unsifted

  7. 3/4 c Walnuts; finely chop

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Melt 5 oz of the Mint Wafers (Ghiradelli brand is good) 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 Makes 3 dozen --


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