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Mint-Topped Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Mint-Topped Chocolate Cookies Recipe

This recipe from my neighbor combines two of my favorite flavors. A cake mix makes them quick to fix.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling YIELD:40 servings


  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Confectioners' sugar
  • 40 chocolate-covered thin mints


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, shortening, eggs and water. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in confectioners' sugar.
  • 2. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until slightly firm to the touch. Place a mint on each cookie; remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 40 cookies.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 108 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 103 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.