⅓ cup boiling water
6 Tbs fresh orange mint, chopped
4 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
4 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
1½ sticks unsalted butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 egg yolk
Make a "mint tea" by placing orange mint in boiling water; steep for 30 minutes. Discard mint.
Place tea in top of double boiler over simmering water.
Add chocolate; stir until melted. Cool.
Cream together butter, sugar, and egg yolk.
Add chocolate and chill for one hour.
Form into 1" balls; roll in cocoa.
Holiday Herbs: 17 Easy and Delicious Holiday Recipes with Growing Instructions, 1991, Herb Bits, Norwalk, CT.