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Chocolate Mint Dream Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ginny Winston
Added: Monday, July 11, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. butter, softened*
1/2 c. confectioners' sugar
2 squares (1 oz. each) unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled*
1/4 tsp. peppermint extract
1-1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips*

Icing:
2 T. butter, softened*
1 c. confectioners' sugar
1 T. milk*
1/4 tsp. peppermint extract
1 or 2 drops green food coloring

Drizzle:
1/2 c. semisweet chocolate chips*
1/2 tsp. shortening
**To make vegan, use vegan versions of these ingredients.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 F. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Beat in chocolate and mint extract. Gradually add flour. Stir in chocolate chips. (Dough will be
soft.) Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until firm. Cool for 4 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Meanwhile, combine icing ingredients; spread over cooled cookies. Let set. In microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 1/2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These cookies can be made vegan as well. They remind me of the Girl Scout Thin Mints.

 

 

 

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