Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Mint Chocolate Snow Top Cookies

1½ c all-purpose flour
1½ t baking powder
¼ t salt
1 (10 oz) package mint flavored semisweet chocolate morsels
6 T butter, softened
1 c granulated sugar
2 eggs
1½ t vanilla extract
confectioners' sugar

In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup of the chocolate morsels over low heat until melted, stirring constantly.

In a large mixing bowl beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate, eggs and vanilla.

Add flour mixture and remaining ½ cup chocolate morsels. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; freeze until firm, about 20 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350° Shape dough into 1" balls; coat with confectioners' sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire rack. 

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

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