Chocolate Wintergreen Cookies

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

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

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cookie
    Calories
    80
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    40mg
    40%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved