Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints

Prep Time: 60min
Total Time: 2hr 15min
Servings: 36


cup butter, softened
cup powdered sugar
1 1/2
teaspoons peppermint extract
egg yolks
drops green food color
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
cup dark chocolate chips
tablespoons whipping cream
tablespoons butter
thin rectangular crème de menthe chocolate candies, unwrapped, cut in half diagonally


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat 1 cup butter and the powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in peppermint extract, egg yolks and food color until blended. On low speed, beat in flour, baking powder and salt.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Using end of handle of wooden spoon, press a deep well into center of each cookie.
  • 4
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Reshape wells with end of handle of wooden spoon. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 5
    In medium microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips, cream and 3 tablespoons butter on High 1 minute, stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Fill each well with about 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture; garnish with candy piece. Let stand about 1 hour until chocolate is set.

Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints Chocolate-Mint Thumbprints Reviewed by sasuke uchiha on 18:38 Rating: 5

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