CHOCOLATE MINT CHRISTMAS COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Sugar, granulated
  • 1 large Egg, beaten
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon Mint extract
  • ½ cup Flour, unbleached
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Baking powder, double-acting
  • 2 ounce unsweetened chocolate
  • Nonpareils, multi-colored (red, green & white great for Christmas)
  • 2 teaspoon Water

Directions

  • Beat butter until soft; gradually add sugar and blend until creamy.
  • Mix in beaten egg and extracts.
  • Stir salt and baking powder into flour; stir into butter/sugar mixture.
  • Melt chocolate in water over a double-boiler; add to dough.
  • Form into a long roll approximately 2" - 3" wide.
  • Wrap dough with plastic wrap and chill overnight.
  • Slice dough 1/4" thick and place on greased cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle with nonpareils and press in slightly with back of spoon.
  • Bake in 400 degree oven for 8 - 10 minutes.
  • Cool cookies on rack.

Notes

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