Venango County Recipe of the Day: Mint Sandwich Cookies

| December 4, 2019

Here’s an awesome cookie recipe for Christmastime!

Mint Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients

1 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough, softened
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract
Coarse sugar & red and/or green food coloring
40 chocolate-covered thin mints

Directions:

~Preheat oven at 350°.

~In a large bowl, beat the cookie dough, flour, and extract until blended. Roll into 1/2-in. balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Coat the bottom of a glass with cooking spray, then dip in coarse sugar (that has been colored either red or green).

~Flatten balls with prepared glass to 1/4-in. thickness, dipping in additional sugar as needed. Bake for seven to nine minutes or until set.

~Carefully remove one cookie from baking sheet. Immediately turn cookie over and place a mint on the bottom of the cookie. Top with another cookie, pressing lightly. Repeat with remaining cookies and mints.

~Cool on wire racks.

~Makes 40 cookies.


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