posted by Yvonne 04-21-99 5:02 AM
Chocolate Mint Wafers
2/3 c. butter ( no substitutes) softened
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar 1/4 c. milk
2 c. flour
3/4 c. baking cocoa
1 t. baking powder
1/2 t. baking soda 1/4 t. salt
2-3/4 c. powdered sugar 1/4 c. half- half cream
1/4 t. peppermint extract 1/4 t. salt
Green food coloring
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add milk and egg; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Cover and chill 2 hours or until firm. Roll chilled dough on a floured surface to 1/8 in. thickness. Cut with a 1-1/2 in. cookie cutter and place on a greased baking sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees for 5-6 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Combine filling ingredients; spread on half of the cookies and top with another cookie.
YIELD: about 7-1/2 dozen.
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