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Mint-Topped Chocolate Cookies

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
  • Makes
    40 cookies

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, shortening, eggs and water. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in confectioners' sugar.
  • 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.
Editor's Note: These cookies were tested with Necco Thin Mints. They can be found at Walgreens stores.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 108 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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