---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Chocolate Mint Sticks
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 40 servings
  
       1 x  -----------cookie-----------
     1/2 c  Melted butter
       2 oz Unsweetened chocolate melted
     1/2 c  Flour
       1 x  -----peppermint filling-----
       1 tb Heavy cream
       1 ts Peppermint extract
       1 oz Semi-sweet chocolate
       2    Eggs
       1 c  Sugar
     1/2 ts Peppermint extract
     1/2 c  Ground almonds
       2 tb Butter
       1 c  Confectioners sugar (sifted)
       1 x  ----------frosting----------
       1 tb Butter
  
     1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan. Beat eggs.
   Add
     melted butter and sugar. Beat well. Add melted chocolate and peppermint.
     Beat. Add flour and nuts. Mix well. Pour ingredients into prepared pan
   and
     bake 25-30 minutes until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
     Remove from oven and set on trivet or rack to cool.
      2. Prepare filling. In small bowl, thoroughly blend butter and cream.
   Add
     sugar and peppermint. Mix well. Spread evenly over cooled baked layer.
      3. Prepare frosting. Melt chocolate and butter together in small pan
   over
     low heat.  4. When filling is completely firm, spread frosting mixture
   on
     top.  5 . Refrigerate until chocolate is firm. Cut into 3/4 by 2 1/4
   inch
     strips.  from: _Cookiemania_
  
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