Chocolate Mint Cups
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Peppermint extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped pecans||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla wafers||12 , finely crushed|
|Unsweetened chocolate||2 Ounce, melted (2 Squares, 1 Ounce Each)|
|Powdered sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||2 Teaspoon|
Place chocolate in a small, heavy saucepan; cook over low heat until chocolate melts.
Set aside to cool.
Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating at low speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add chocolate and flavorings; mix well.
Combine vanilla wafer crumbs and pecans; stir well.
Sprinkle half of crumb mixture into 12 ungreased muffin cups.
Spoon chocolate mixture over crumb mixture, and top with remaining crumb mixture.
Cover and freeze until firm.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4849 Calories from Fat 2679
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 300 g461.9%
Saturated Fat 170.5 g852.4%
Trans Fat 9.5 g
Cholesterol 1329.7 mg443.2%
Sodium 891.2 mg37.1%
Total Carbohydrates 515 g171.6%
Dietary Fiber 24.1 g96.3%
Sugars 296.4 g
Protein 49 g97.9%
Vitamin A 132.3% Vitamin C 0.52%
Calcium 59.6% Iron 79.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet