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Chocolate Mint Wafers

 Chocolate Mint Wafers
These festive cookies remind my family of after dinner mints. With my husband and our two children munching on these chocolaty treats with cool mint filling, a batch never stays around long. —Annette Esau, Durham, Ontario
45 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling Bake: 5 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 2-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Green food coloring

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in milk and egg. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking
  • soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover
  • and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness.
  • Cut with a 1-1/2-in. cookie cutter and place 1 in. apart on greased
  • baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 5-6 minutes or until edges are

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Chocolate Mint Wafers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Combine filling ingredients; spread on bottom of half of the cookies
  • and top with remaining cookies. Yield: about 7-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 99 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.