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    Mint Shortbread Cookies

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    24 mins

    15 mins

    9 mins

    Marg (CaymanDesigns)'s Note:

    As tasty as they are pretty! Great for a St. Patrick's Day party. If I use flour straight from the freezer, I don't bother chilling the dough.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy.
    2. 2
      Beat in the egg, then stir in the mint extract.
    3. 3
      Combine the flour and salt; stir into the sugar mixture.
    4. 4
      Add several of drops of food coloring until desired shade of green, mixing well.
    5. 5
      Roll into a log, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
    6. 6
      Preheat oven to 400°F
    7. 7
      Slice into 1/4-inch slices and place on cookie sheets.
    8. 8
      Bake for 9 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly golden at the edges.
    9. 9
      Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
    10. 10
      Drizzle with melted white and/or dark chocolate if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 17, 2013

      45

      Good cookies and easy to make but will add more mint next time. Possibly drizzle with mint chips melted.

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    • on October 19, 2012

      55

      Delicious and very pretty with the chocolate drizzled on top! I used peppermint extract and also added a bit of it to the chocolate. Next time I'll make a few more cookies, as these were certainly not on the small side. :-) Thank you Marg!

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    • on March 18, 2011

      55

      These were excellent cookies.I drizzled them with melted chocolate but next time I think I'll put the chocolate on thicker. We really love the chocolate and mint combination. Thanks for a great cookie.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mint Shortbread Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (34 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 154.6
     
    Calories from Fat 72
    46%
    Total Fat 8.0 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 4.9 g
    24%
    Cholesterol 28.0 mg
    9%
    Sodium 95.1 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 19.0 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 8.4 g
    33%
    Protein 1.7 g
    3%

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