February 27, 2013

Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Yum
On the Menu Today~
Mint Sugar Cookies dipped in
Melted Chocolate

Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Chocolate are Delicious~



Mint Sugar Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Ingredients
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • drops of green food coloring
  • 1 cup Hershey's milk chocolate chips
Cooking Directions
  1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and confectioners sugar until light and fluffy, beat in the egg and extract. Add flour and salt; mix well. Divide dough; place 3/4 dough in a medium bowl, place 1/4 dough in a small bowl, tint 3/4 batter with green food coloring, mix well. Cover and chill both bowls for 1 hour or until dough is easy to handle
  2. On a lightly floured surface, mix the tinted and plain dough together to make a swirl effect when dough is rolled to 1/4 inch thickness, cut with a floured round 2 inch cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 375ยบ for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks, cool cookies.
  4. Melt chocolate chips in microwave on high for 40 seconds or until melted, stir.
  5. Dip one side of cookie in melted chocolate, sprinkle with colored sugar.
  6. Place on wire rack until chocolate is set.

Kitchen Tip~
How to make colored sugar.
Green colored sugar~
  • 1/3 cup sugar  
  • 2 or 3 drops green food coloring or color of your choice

  1. Place sugar in a small bowl, add food coloring, one drop at a time mixing well after each addition, until you reach desired color.
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47 comments:

  1. These are so cute & look way yummy too!! Thanks for sharing this fun treat, Lynn! :)

    Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

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  2. Thanks for stopping Brenda~ They are delicious! Have a great week. Lynn

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  3. What a great idea for a cookie! Those are so pretty!

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  4. Thanks Dorothy! So glad you stopped by! Have a Great Week~ Lynn

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  5. These look dangerously good! My family would be in heaven if I made these. :) New follower...excited to have found you through the blog hop.

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  6. Thanks for stopping by and the follow:) Have a Great Weekend! Lynn

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  7. My son would love those, but we are trying to eliminate sugar right now. Maybe for a special treat!

    Linking with my Ladies

    http://agutandabutt.blogspot.com/

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  8. Hi Betty~Thanks for dropping in today for a visit:) Enjoy your day! Lynn

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  9. So pretty and colorful! Happy to be a new follower and find you through Marvelous Mondays!
    www.pinkpatisserie.blogspot.com

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  10. Thanks for stopping by and for following! I'm glad you stopped by today! Have a Great Weekend~ Lynn

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  11. These are so pretty! Found you on the Blog hop! Check me out @ www.feelingtheemptynest.blogspot.com when you get a chance. Thanks :)

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  12. Hi Nicky~ So glad you stopped by from the Blog Hop! I'd love to stop by for a visit:) See you soon! Lynn

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  13. These sound delicious and are very pretty!

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  14. Boy do those cookies look tasty. I could hang out here all day and check out these recipes. Added you on too G+ and GFC(you can not follow back on GFC I do not think but it lets me follow others).
    http://fitandbeyond40.com

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  15. Hi Margaret! Thanks for dropping by today~ I'm so glad you did:) Stop back again sometime...Have a Great Weekend~ Lynn

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  16. Lynn! These look amazing and so very St Patty's day-ish! I must try them!
    Come visit me ! www.barefootbysea.blogspot.com
    I'm following you :) Have a great day! Jess

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  17. These do look lucky yummy! Perfect for St. Patty's Day. Thanks for the recipe. =0)
    ~Kim
    http://2justByou.blogspot.com

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  18. Hi Kim~ They do look Lucky Yummy:) Thanks for stopping by! Have a Great Weekend~ Lynn

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  19. Thanks for the recipe! These look soo good! I am a new follower of your blog from the Aloha friday hop!

    eyeshadoweyeliner.blogspot.com

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  20. Hi Aaliyah~ Thanks for stopping by and thanks for the follow:) Lynn

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  21. I am going to make these, I love mint! Dropped by to become your newest GFC follower. Have a fantastic weekend! http://www.kittycrochettwo.blogspot.com

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  22. delicious! Thanks for the post.

    Vickie
    ohabbyday.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for stopping! Have a Great Weekend. Lynn

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  23. Hi Brenda~ So glad you stopped by and thanks for the follow~ Enjoy the rest of your week! Lynn

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  24. These look fantastic! I think I'm going to have to have a St Patricks Day party with all these fun green recipes I'm seeing online!
    Following from the Aloha hop!

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  25. Thanks for stopping by~ There certainly are some fun green wonderful recipes!! Have a Great Weekend~ Lynn

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  26. I loooove chocolate, I love mint so I might as well put them all together and follow your recipe :) The cookies look so cute and yummy.

    Hugs

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  27. Thanks for dropping in for a visit:) Hope you have a wonderful weekend~ Lynn

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  28. Hi Lynn,
    What a great cookie for St. Pattty's day, we will just love it. Hope you are having a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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  29. Thanks for stopping by Miz Helen! I always look forward to your visit:) See you next time:) Lynn

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  30. Yummy looking. Thanks for sharing. Linda

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  31. What a fun recipe! I'd love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday through Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

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  32. Hi Mariel! Thanks for stopping by! I would love to join your link party~ Thanks for the invite:) Lynn

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  33. I love these cookies. I am definitely going to make them for St. patrick's Day. Thanks for sharing.

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  34. Hi~ Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy the cookies! Lynn

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  35. Thanks for linking up to Saturday Dishes. I am featuring these lovely cookies today. I hope you'll return and add some Easter recipes to the current Saturday Dishes. -Savannah www.hammocktracks.com

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  36. Thank you!!! I will certainly be there to link up my Easter Fun! Thanks for dropping by today:) Lynn

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  37. I just pinned these cookies and posted them on Facebook!!! Thank you for sharing at Freedom Fridays Blog Hop and thank you for being one of my Five Faves!!

    Have an awesome Day!!!!

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    1. Thank you Evelyn for picking my Mint Cookies Dipped in Chocolate as one of your Five Faves! Have a Great Week:) Hugs~ Lynn

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  38. So Pretty! Perfect for this weekend! Thanks for sharing on Show Me Your Plaid Monday's!Thanks for sharing on Show Me Your Plaid Monday's! You have been pinned and I hope you come back each week!

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    1. Hi~ Chandra, Thanks so much for stopping by and I'll see you next time at Show Me Your Plaid Monday:) Lynn

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  39. Yum. I love mint and chocolate together, these sound yummy. The little line of sugar seems interesting too. Want to try. Thanks for linking up to Snickerdoodle Sunday.

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