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Mint and chocolate flavor these chewy cookies.
Heat oven to 350°F.
1 cup sugar and brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg, peppermint extract and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-13 minutes or until cookies are set.
Immediately press mint half into center of each cookie. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
My 7 year old daughter made these and won Grand Champion at our county fair. They are filled with chocolatey mint flavor.
The mints totally melted when I put them on immediately. I let them cool a little while before putting them on so they could look like the picture.
I made these cookies with my 3 year old. We had a great time. So easy to make and very delicious. If making these with a young child, I would suggest the adult do the rolling of the dough while the child unwraps the chocolates.
I made these as a birthday present for my friend's son and he loved them. They were easy and looked like you spent lots of time and effort making them!
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