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Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe - St. Patrick's Day Treat

This Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe Is A Great St. Patrick's Day Treat! Easy To Make And Tasty Little Bite Of Irish Luck!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Author Jenn Quillen

Ingredients

  • Cookie Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 ounces of Semi Sweet Chocolate Baking Squares
  • ¼ teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • 1 ½ cups All Purpose Flour
  • Icing and Drizzle Ingredients:
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Milk
  • ¼ teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Chocolate Chips optional

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the butter and the powdered sugar. In a small bowl, melt the baking chocolate in the microwave. Stir in the Peppermint Extract. Add the melted chocolate mixture to the butter mixture bowl. Add in the flour and stir well.
  2. Take a tablespoon or two of the dough in your hands and shape into balls. Flatten them slightly before placing on a greased cookie sheet. Bake the cookies at 350 degrees for about 8 minutes. Let the cookies cool before removing them from the cookie sheet. Cool completely before adding the icing and drizzle.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, melt the butter. Stir in the powdered sugar, milk, and peppermint extract and mix until frosting is creamy and smooth. Add in a drop or two of green food coloring and mix until the color is combined. Use the frosting the frost cooled cookies.
  4. For an extra drizzle, melt a handful of chocolate chips in a small bowl, use a spoon to drizzle the melted chocolate over the finished cookies.