Brown Eyed Susans

3/4 c. butter, room temperature

1/2 c. sugar

1 egg

1 t. vanilla

dash salt

1 3/4 c. flour

15 Andes Chocolate Mint Candies, broken in half


Cream butter, sugar, egg, salt and vanilla together in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.  Reduce mixer speed to slow and gradually add flour until combined.  Place dough in the refrigerator for at least 2 hrs or overnight.


Using about 2 t. of dough, shape into 1" balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet.  Press a mint half into the middle of each cookie, flattening it.  Bake in a preheated 400* oven for 8-10 minutes. Remove immediately from hot pan to cooling rack.