ANDES CANDIES COOKIES
- 3/4 c. butter
- 1 1/2 c. brown sugar
- 2 tbsp. water 12 oz. chocolate chips
- 2 (6 oz.) boxes Andes Creme de Menthe candies
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/2 c. flour
- 1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
- 1/4 tsp. salt
Combine butter, brown sugar, and water in a quart measuring cup suitable for the microwave. Microwave on High power 2 minutes. Stir, add chocolate chips, and stir again until chocolate chips are melted. Let stand 10 minutes. Meanwhile, unwrap and halve each candy; set aside.
Beat eggs in mixer bowl. Add cooled chocolate mixture. Sift together flour, soda, and salt; add to mixing bowl. Beat on low speed until ingredients are just blended. Chill dough 1 1/2 hours. Roll into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes or until cookies are done. Remove from oven and immediately place half a mint on each cookie. Let stand 2 minutes or until candy will spread. Spread chocolate over cookie. Remove cookie to a cooling rack. Makes 60-70 cookies.