Mint Shortbread Cookies Recipe


Mint Shortbread Cookies Recipe


  • 1 egg
  • 2 2/3 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • green food coloring
  • chocolate, for garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons mint extract

Preparation Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in the egg, then stir in the mint extract. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the sugar mixture.
  3. Add several of drops of food coloring until desired shade of green, mixing well. Roll into a log, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  5. Slice into 1/4-inch slices and place on cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 9 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly golden at the edges.
  7. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
  8. Drizzle with melted white and/or dark chocolate if desired.
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