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Chocolate Wintergreen Cookies

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 50 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 48 servings

Relish the twin flavors of wintergreen and chocolate in these delicious cookies that can be had as anytime dessert.

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
2 2/3
cups all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup baking cocoa
1
tablespoon milk
1/4
cup chocolate shot
1/4
teaspoon wintergreen extract
4
drops green food color

Steps

  • 1 Beat powdered sugar, butter and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour and salt. Divide dough in half. Stir cocoa and milk into one half; stir chocolate shot, wintergreen extract and food color into other half.
  • 2 Roll or pat chocolate dough into 12x6 1/2-inch rectangle on waxed paper. Shape peppermint dough into 12-inch long roll; place on chocolate dough. Wrap chocolate dough around peppermint dough, using waxed paper to help lift. Press edges together. Wrap and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut roll into 1/4-inch slices. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool.
  • 1 Beat powdered sugar, butter and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour and salt. Divide dough in half. Stir cocoa and milk into one half; stir chocolate shot, wintergreen extract and food color into other half.
  • 2 Roll or pat chocolate dough into 12x6 1/2-inch rectangle on waxed paper. Shape peppermint dough into 12-inch long roll; place on chocolate dough. Wrap chocolate dough around peppermint dough, using waxed paper to help lift. Press edges together. Wrap and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut roll into 1/4-inch slices. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack; cool.

Expert Tips

Each time you slice a cookie, roll the dough a quarter turn to prevent flattening on one side.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
40mg
Total Carbohydrate
10g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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