Chocolate Mint Cookies

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 8 min 24
Chocolate Mint Cookies
Health Rating

Ingredients


3/4 cup Butter, unsalted (softened)
1/2 cup unsifted Powdered/icing sugar
57 gm Baking chocolate, unsweetened (2 squares, 1 oz each, melted and cooled)
1/4 tsp Peppermint extract
1 1/2 cup All-purpose white flour
1 1/2 cup Chocolate chips, milk chocolate
2 tbsp Butter, unsalted (softened - for icing)
1 cup unsifted Powdered/icing sugar (for icing)
1 tbsp Partly skimmed milk, 2% M.F. (for icing)
1/4 tsp Peppermint extract (for icing)
3 drop(s) Food colouring, all colours (for icing - optional to make more festive)
1/2 cup Chocolate chips, milk chocolate (for drizzle)
1/2 tsp Shortening (for drizzle)

Instructions


FOR COOKIES:

With an electric mixer, cream butter and icing sugar.

Beat in chocolate and mint extract.

Gradually add flour.

Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by Tablespoon approximately two inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until firm.

Cool for 5 minutes before transferring to wire cooling racks.

Cool completely

FOR ICING AND DRIZZLE:

Combine all icing ingredients and beat together until smooth

Spread over cooled cookies

In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening and stir until smooth.

With a spoon (or a ziplock bag with a hole cut in the bottom), drizzle over top of cookies

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 231
Calories from fat 113
Calories from saturated fat 70
Total Fat 12.5 g
Saturated Fat 7.8 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Cholesterol 20.7 mg
Sodium 14.8 mg
Potassium 86 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27.4 g
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
Sugars 19.5 g
Protein 2.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.4

Energy sources


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Notes:

Can use 1 cup of mini chocolate chips.

The dough will be quite soft.

Milk for icing doesn't have to be 2%.

Food colouring: More drops or less.
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