After dinner mint cookies

Yield: 3 Servings

Measure Ingredient
10 ounces Ghirardelli Mint Chocolate Wafers
¾ cup Butter, softened
⅔ cup Sugar
1 Egg
¼ teaspoon Salt
1⅓ cup Unsifted flour
¾ cup Finely chopped walnuts

DIRECTIONS: Melt 5 oz of the Mint Wafers in a double boiler, stirring constantly or microwave on medium for about 3 minutes. Set aside.

Cream butter with sugar, egg and salt. Mix in melted chocolate.

Gradually add flour. Chill dough at least 1 hour. Shape dough into balls, using 1 level Tbsp for each cookie. Roll balls into nuts.

Place on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with the palm of hand. Bake at 350-F for only 8 minutes. Remove from oven and place Mint Wafer on top of each cookie, pressing slightly. Continue baking 3 5 minutes longer or until cookie is firm.

Source: Recipes from Ghirardelli Chocolate Company of San Francisco From: Sallie Austin

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