Sunday, March 11, 2012

Sweet Sunday

In honor of St. Patty's Day next weekend, I thought something green was in order. I personally will  be serving Mint Chocolate Chip Skinny Cow ice cream bars but for those of you that love baking, you can take it a step further with these festive treats.

~Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies~
Courtesy of Betty Crocker

1 (1 pound 1.5 ounce) pouch Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 teaspoon mint extract
6 drops green food color
1 egg
1 cup creme de menthe baking chips
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

1) Heat oven to 350°F.
2) 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.
3) Using small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
4) Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
5) Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

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