Trust me they look better than they tasted.
Now for the confession...I'm sure it wasn't the recipe it was the person who made the recipe's fault.
The recipe calls for one stick of butter-flavored solid vegetable shortening, which I personally do not like to use. So thinking I'm smart thought I could just substitute real butter in it's place..WRONG!!
Obviously the butter flavored solid vegetable shortening makes all the difference.
I'm considering this an learning experience and my kids loved the Andes mint pieces. Although they told me I should of just let them eat them out of the package. So FACT is my attempt at recreating the presidential cookie bake off and letting my family decide which was the winner FAILED!!
The bright side is perhaps in four years I will get the chance to take up the challenge again!
For today I will enjoy my freedom to cast my own ballot!
Don't forget to vote!!