Friday, November 13, 2009

Baking With Candy

One of the few candies made on dedicated equipment free of nuts are Andes mints. Having a "safe" candy for Danny is really great, and as a bonus he likes them. I had my doubts about the cherry flavour, fearing it would taste like cough syrup, but they were actually pretty good,with bits of dried cherries as well. I grabbed a coupon for a rebate, and it had a couple recipes on the back. These cookies were one of them.

Again, I didn't think they would be worth the bother, but in the end, they truly were. I ran short of candies so I filled the last few with baking chips-worked fine. I imagine you could use just about any candy.

The recipe is HERE at the Andes website.

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