St. Patrick's Day Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe Type

Nut Free

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Servings

48

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 8-10 drops green food coloring
  • 12 ounce bag semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper and set them aside.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar using an electric mixer.
  3. Add and blend the eggs, peppermint extract, and food coloring.
  4. In another medium bowl, stir the flour, baking soda, and salt together. Gradually add the dry ingredients into the butter mixture and stir. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Make tablespoon size balls and place them on the baking sheet. Bake for about 9 to 10 minutes or until the bottom just browns. Let it cool on the baking sheet for about 5 minutes then transfer the cookies onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Source: Mother Thyme

Photo credit: slgckgc on Flickr

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