Starlight, Star Bright

Recipe for "Starlight Mint Surprise Cookies" -

Bake 375 degrees 10-12 minutes
Makes 4 1/2 dozen


3 c flour
1 t soda
1/2 t salt


1 c butter
1 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar

Blend in:

2 eggs
2 T water

Found in "In The Saddle With Uncle Bill" by Will James. Published by Scribners, 1935.

(Yes, I realize there's no mint to be found. Reader Andrea points us in this direction:

This recipe is basically the same, except "you wrap the dough around a piece of minty chocolate and stick a walnut on top."

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