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Favourite Chocolate Mint Meltaways

 

Favourite Chocolate Mint Meltaways recipe
23

Yield

12

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 ½ cups chocolate chips
mint
*
¾ cup butter
softened
½ cup powdered sugar
sifted
1 each egg yolks
large
*
1 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
Glaze
½ cup chocolate chips
mint
*
1 ½ tablespoons vegetable shortening
2 tablespoons almonds
toasted, chopped

Directions

COOKIES: Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃).

Melt over hot (not boiling) water, 1 cup of mint chocolate chips; stir until smooth.

Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine butter, confectioners' sugar, and egg yolk.

Beat until creamy.

Add melted chips and flour; beat until well blended.

Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 350℉ (180℃). for 8 to 10 minutes.

Allow to stand for 3 minutes before removing from cookie sheets.

Cool completely on wire racks.

GLAZE: Combine over hot (not boiling) water the remaining ½ cup of mint-chocolate chips and vegetable shortening.

Stir until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.

Drizzle each cookie with ½ teaspoon of the glaze; sprinkle with almonds.

Chill until set.

Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 34g (1.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18467% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 82mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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