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       Title: Chocolate Mint Sticks
  Categories: Cookies, Chocolate
       Yield: 40 servings
  
 -----------------------------------COOKIE-----------------------------------
       2 ea Eggs                              1/2 ts Peppermint extract
     1/2 c  Melted butter                     1/2 c  Flour
       1 c  Sugar                             1/2 c  Ground almonds
       2 oz Unsweetened chocolate melted  
 
 -----------------------------PEPPERMINT FILLING-----------------------------
 	    2 tb Butter 			     1 c  Confectioners sugar
      (sifted)
       1 tb Heavy cream                         1 ts Peppermint extract
 
 ----------------------------------FROSTING----------------------------------
       1 oz Semi-sweet chocolate                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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