Thursday, July 15, 2010

Mint Surprise Cookies

A mint-chocolate grasshopper cookie wrapped in a sugar cookie.  A real crowd pleasure for kids and adults by Lacey Johnston.
Makes about 20 cookies.
  • 2/3 cup Butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 20 Grasshopper Cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 375* degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium-high speed for 30 seconds.
  3. Add sugar, salt and baking powder, mix till combined.
  4. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla till combined.
  5. Beat in flour, slowly in 4 parts, mixing till combined between each addition.
  6. Divide the dough in half, cover and chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  7. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough 1/8" thick.
  8. Cut into rounds slightly larger than the grasshopper cookies.
  9. Place one grasshopper cookie between two sugar cookie rounds, pinch edges to seal in cookie.
  10. Place 1" apart on ungreased cookie sheet, bake for 7 - 8 minutes or until golden.
  11. Transfer to wire rack and let cool completely.

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