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Mint Blossoms

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Land O' Lakes
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Traditional butter cookies with a colorful mint candy for an added treat.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
45 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
1 hr 25 min
Recipe Servings


1 1/4 cups sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

48 mint meltaway candies


Heat oven to 375°F.

Combine 1 cup sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are very light golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately press one (1) mint candy in center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool completely.


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