Mint Surprise Biscuits

    2 hours 32 minutes

    This recipe uses after dinner mints to make a biscuit with a surprise inside. You can make them bigger or smaller by cutting the mints in half.


    New South Wales, Australia
    1 person made this

    Makes: 24 biscuits

    • 125g butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup white sugar
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar
    • 1 egg
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons water
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
    • 1 1/2 cups flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 24 thin chocolate covered mints
    • 24 walnut halves

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours32min 

    1. Cream the butter and gradually add the white sugar, then the brown sugar. Beat in the egg, water and vanilla.
    2. Sift together the flour, bicarb soda and salt and blend into the flour mixture. Cover the dough with plastic wrap and chill 2 hours.
    3. Preheat the oven to 190 degrees C.
    4. Using about a tablespoon of dough, enclose each mint or piece of mint. Place on a buttered and lined baking tray and top with a walnut half. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browning. Cool on a cake rack.

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