Who here loves cookies?!
I’ve discussed this before, but my mom would have fresh, warm cookies waiting for us after school on a regular basis. She LOVES to bake, and she loves trying out new recipes, so we were pretty spoiled as kids. I think my kids are pretty spoiled as well since I’m making treats almost every week. One of the treats we recently tried out were these Mint Blossoms from Land O Lakes. We have always loved the Mint Meltaways so I knew they would be great on top of a cookie. I had to try them and the family decided they were DELICIOUS!! I had to agree. They are a soft and chewy sugar cookie with the delicious mint candy on top. What’s not to love, right?!
Here’s the simple recipe:
- 1¼ cups sugar (divided)
- ¾ cup butter, softened
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2¼ cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 24-36 mint meltaway candies
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Add 1 cup sugar, butter, egg and vanilla to a bowl and mix well. Beat until well combined.
- In a separate bowl add the flour, baking soda and salt. Add this to your creamed mixture and mix well.
- Place ¼ cup sugar into a bowl.
- Shape dough into 1½ inch balls, roll in sugar and place onto ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake 7-9 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately add 1 mint candy to the center of each cookie. Let cool. ENJOY!
Recipe from Land O Lakes.
Beat your sugar, butter, egg and vanilla.
Add your dry ingredients and mix well.
Roll your dough balls into sugar.
NOTE: You can make these as big as you want. Mine were about 1.5 inches and it made about 2.5 dozen cookies.
I like my cookies ultra soft and tend to under-bake them so they stay soft. 😉
Be sure to add your candy as soon as they come out of the oven.
These cookies were delicious and remind me of the classic Kiss cookies that you stick a Hershey’s Kiss on top of. We have always loved these mint meltaways, so they were the perfect addition to these chewy, soft sugar cookies.
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