Mary’s Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yield: 3 dozen/36 Servings

Ingredients:

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Photo by A. Jones

  • 1 cup butter (or 2 full sticks), softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. pure peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp. green food coloring
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

 

Directions: 

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix flour, baking soda and salt in a medium-size bowl. Set aside.
  3. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.  Add eggs, food coloring and mint extract; mix well.
  4. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Drop by heaping tablespoons about 2 inches apart onto un-greased baking sheets.
  6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  7. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute.  Remove to wire racks and cool completely.
  8. Eat and Enjoy!