Drop Cookies Mint Patties

posted by ruth detroit area 12-03-101 6:17 AM

Mint Patties
(from The Spirit of Christmas Cookbook)

1/2 c. butter, melted
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1-3/4 c. flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp peppermint extract
8 oz chocolate-flavored candy coating
1 (6 oz.) pkg semisweet chocolate chips

Beat butter, sugar and egg together well. Add flour and baking soda. Stir in peppermint extract
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350* for 8-10 min. Cool on racks.

Melt chocolates together in double boiler: Drop each cooled cookie into chocolate to coat, Shake off excess. Place on waxed paper and allow chocolate to harden. Makes about 36.

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