Mint Shortbread Cookies

READY IN: 24mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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