Chocolate Dipped Mint Cookies

Madeleine Cocina
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Chocolate Dipped Mint Cookies
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Description

Delicate butter cookies are accented with fresh mint, which adds a ton of flavor. Melted, dark chocolate is the perfect accent to the mint and cookies and makes them a stunning dessert. Try these with a warm cup of coffee as a mid-afternoon treat or enjoy them at the end of a meal for a simple and delicious dessert. If you want something a little more rich, a scoop of vanilla ice cream is perfect topped with one of these cookies.

Ingredients

  • 100 grams butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 cup fresh mint (minced)
  • 3/4 cup bittersweet chocolate chips (or chopped)
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable shortening

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius.
  2. Cream together the butter and the sugar until fluffy. Add the egg yolk and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk to the butter mixture, mixing after each addition and ending with the dry.
  5. When combined, stir in the mint.
  6. Form the dough into 2 logs, each 14 centimeters in length. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, approximately 2 hours.
  7. Remove from oven and slice into cookies approximately 1/2 centimeter thick. Place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper approximately 2 centimeters apart.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until slightly golden on the edges and on the bottom. Let cool.
  9. Melt the chocolate and the shortening together in the microwave. Dip one end of each cookie into the chocolate. Let cool on parchment paper before serving.
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NutritionView more

170Calories
Sodium5%DV115mg
Fat14%DV9g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs7%DV22g
Fiber4%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories170Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat9g14%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol30mg10%
Sodium115mg5%
Potassium60mg2%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate22g7%
Dietary Fiber<1g4%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.