White Chocolate Mint Kissaways

I said it wouldn’t happen this year.
But this weekend, it did.
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My immaculate kitchen countertops became cluttered
With treats and sweets
baked by merry friends.
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And though I am
far too thirtysomething
to finish off an entire plate of baked goods
{like I used too}
There’s not a cookie
sitting on my countertop
Without the mark
of a moon-shaped bite
Taken lovingly from it’s
rounded head
into mine.
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So now, a dilemma.
If folks are already bogged up on treats,
Whatever should I give the neighbors?
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Do tell.
White Chocolate Mint Kissaways
The white chocolate chips give these cookies a shortbread-type texture, which pairs beautifully (and—quite deliciously—I might add) with the subtle mint flavor in the meltaways. I spotted mine in the bulk section at SuperTarget. You may have luck finding them in the wedding aisle at crafts stores, too.
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¾ c. white chocolate chips
½ c. butter
1 egg
¾ c. sugar
1 t. baking powder
½ t. salt
2 c. flour
24 pastel mint meltaways
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Place white chocolate chips in a small glass bowl. Microwave for 20 seconds, then stir. Microwave an additional 20 seconds, stir. Continue until all chips are melted. Transfer to a large bowl. Add butter, egg and sugar. Beat until creamy. Add baking powder, salt, and flour. Roll into balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes. Remove hot cookies from oven. Working quickly, press mint meltaways firmly into the center of the cookies. Carefully transfer to cooling rack and allow to cool before eating.

Tomorrow…

Same Recipe. With a Surprise.
Until then. XO.
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5 Responses to “White Chocolate Mint Kissaways”

  1. 1

    Lisa on December 15, 2008 at 12:39 am Reply

    These sound so good and look so pretty.

  2. 2

    Cristine on December 15, 2008 at 2:39 am Reply

    Those look yummy! Your blog always makes me smile!

  3. 3

    Noah's Mommy on December 15, 2008 at 11:52 am Reply

    I always love your Pictures….and these look especially scrumptous….

  4. 4

    Sandy on December 15, 2008 at 8:35 pm Reply

    Found you by way of Jennifer at My Chocolate Heart.

    I shall henceforth follow you!

    Like I need a reason to follow a girl who blogs about talking cupcakes! Yum!!!

    Sandy Cooper
    http://www.godpseakstoday.blogspot.com

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    KDLOST on December 16, 2008 at 12:43 pm Reply

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog! these look scrumptious! :)

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