"These are THE BEST Christmas cookies ever! They taste a lot like Panera's holiday crinkle mint cookies. Recipe is from RecipeGirl.com"
unsweetened cocoa powder
green sugar crystals
mint truffles or
candy cane, flavored hershey's kisses
In a small bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, baking powder, and salt.
In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, eggs, and extracts until well blended.
Stir dry mixture into wet mixture until just combined. Cover bowl and refrigerate for two hours.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix powdered sugar and green sugar. Roll cookie dough into 1 inch balls, roll in sugar mixture, and place 1 1/2 inches apart on parchment-lined cookies sheets.
Bake for 11-13 minutes. While baking, unwrap Kisses. When cookies are done baking, immediately press a Kiss in each cookie. Place cookie sheet in refridgerator or freezer (Kisses will not hold their shape if allowed to cool at room temperature).
When Kisses are set, remove from refridgerator and store in an airtight container. ENJOY!
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Chocolate Mint Crinkle Cookies (cont.)