You Only Need 7 Ingredients To Make These Festive Cookies!
Are you still looking for a unique cookie to add to your Christmas treat tray? Well, I’ve got another one for you and best of all this dessert is so easy and quick you’ll be done in less than an hour. These Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies from Betty Crocker start with a store bought cookie mix and will light up your dessert tray with their bright green colour and minty taste. But if you’re like my dad and dislike the taste of mint, you can use vanilla extract and regular chocolate chips. This simple recipe works for many occasions like St. Patrick’s Day or use a different food colouring to suit birthdays, baby showers or bachelorette parties. Get creative and have fun experimenting with this easy treat! Enjoy!
MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
6 to 8 drops green food color
1 cup creme de menthe baking chips
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks
Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, extract, food color and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in creme de menthe baking chips and chocolate chunks.
Using small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.