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Surprise Package Cookies


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Serves 3 1/2 dozen | Prep Time 2 1/2 hrs inc. chilling | Cook Time 10-12 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
65 mint Andes candies


In a large bowl, cream the butter and both of the sugars


Add the eggs, one at a time


Beat well after each addition


Beat in the vanilla


Combine the flour, baking powder, and salt


Gradually add to the creamed mixture


Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle


With floured hands, shape a tablespoonful of the dough around 42 candies


Form a rectangular shape cookie


Place 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets


Bake at 375 F for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown


Remove to wire racks to cool


In a microwave or heavy saucepan, melt the remaining candies


Drizzle over the cookies


Pairs Well With


Notes

Taste Of Home - Lorraine Meyer

Perfect for the Christmas cookie tray

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