---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.03
  
       Title: CHOCOLATE MINT STICKS
  Categories: Desserts, Cookies
       Yield: 40 servings
  
 --------------------------COOKIE--------------------------
       2 ea Eggs
     1/2 c  Melted butter
       1 c  Sugar
       2 oz Unsweetened chocolate melted
     1/2 ts Peppermint extract
     1/2 c  Flour
     1/2 c  Ground almonds
 
 --------------------PEPPERMINT FILLING--------------------
       2 tb Butter
       1 tb Heavy cream
       1 c  Confectioners sugar (sifted)
       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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