Minty Fudge Cups
Prep Time: 30 min.
Baking Time: 18 to 20 min.
Minty Fudge Filling
2/3 cup granulated
1/3 cup unsweetened baking
Reserved 1/2 cup coarsely chopped
1 package (3
cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup all-purpose
1 tub (16 ounces)
Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line 24 small muffin cups, 1 3/4x1
inch, with paper baking cups, if desired. Coarsely chop enough
mints (about 15) to measure 1/2 cup and reserve for Minty Fudge
Filling. Coarsely chop remaining mints for topping and set aside.
In a small bowl, beat all Minty Fudge
Filling ingredients granulated sugar, unsweetened baking cocoa,
butter or margarine, and egg. Spoon until well mixed and stir in
mints. In a large bowl, beat 1/4 cup butter
and the cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix
with spoon. Stir in flour, powdered sugar, 2 Tablespoons
cocoa and the vanilla.
Shape dough into 1-inch
balls. Press each ball in bottom and up side of each muffin cup. Spoon about 2 teaspoons filling into each
Place in oven and bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until almost no
indentation remains when filling is touched lightly.
Cool slightly and carefully remove from
muffin cups to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Frost with frosting and sprinkle with
remaining chopped mints.