Chocolate Mint Chippers
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 12 to 15 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 2 1/2 Dozen
  • Preparation Time: About 15 minutes
  • 3/4 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 to 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
DIRECTIONS
  1. Blend together the butter, sugar, and brown sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy
  2. Beat in the extracts
  3. Set aside
  4. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt
  5. Gradually stir into the butter mixture
  6. Stir in the chocolate chips
  7. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets
  8. Bake at 350 F for 12 to 15 minutes
  9. Cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing the cookies to wire racks to cool completely
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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