This yummy cookie recipe looks just like s'mores! But instead of marshmallows, these cookies are filled with chocolate and peppermint frosting for a festive twist on these easy cookies.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Mint-Ganache Sandwich Cookies

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Directions

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  • Wrap and chill dough 30 to 60 minutes or until easy to handle. Preheat oven to 375°F. On a lightly floured surface roll dough to a 9-inch square. Use a pastry wheel or pizza cutter to cut dough into 1 1/2-inch squares. Arrange dough squares 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Prick each several times with a fork. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute. Remove; cool on wire racks.

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  • For ganache, in a small bowl microwave cream 20 to 30 seconds or just until boiling. Add chocolate (do not stir). Let stand 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. Chill 10 minutes or until spreadable.

  • For mint frosting, in a small bowl stir together powdered sugar, butter, milk, and mint extract until spreading consistency. Add food coloring.

  • Spread frosting on the bottoms of half of the cookies. Spread ganache on bottoms of remaining cookies; chill 10 minutes to set. Top ganache-topped cookies with frosting-topped cookies. Lightly dust cookies with additional powdered sugar.

To Store:

Layer filled cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (Mint-Ganache Sandwich Cookies)

107 calories; 6 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 56 mg sodium. 11 mg potassium; 13 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 9 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 155 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 9 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 4 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Vanilla Cookie Dough Base

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  • In a very large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed 30 seconds. Add sugar and salt; beat on medium speed 3 minutes or until smooth and creamy. Add egg whites and vanilla; beat until combined. Gradually add flour, beating until combined.

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