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These minty cookies are a chocolate lover's delight. For a sweet snack at your fingertips, make ahead and freeze up to 3 months.

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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla

  • ¼ teaspoon mint flavoring

  • ¼ cup powdered sugar

Directions

  • In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside. In a small saucepan, heat 1 cup of the chocolate pieces over low heat until melted, stirring constantly.

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  • In a large mixing bowl beat butter with mixer on medium speed 30 seconds. Beat in sugar until fluffy. Beat in melted chocolate, eggs, vanilla, and mint flavoring.

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  • Gradually beat in the flour mixture and remaining chocolate pieces. Wrap dough in plastic wrap. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm enough to shape into balls.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll balls in powdered sugar. Place balls about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until tops are crackled. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheet. Transfer to wire racks; cool. Makes 54.

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Tips

Place in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g polyunsaturated fat, 0 g monounsaturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 1 g protein.

Reviews (1)

27 Ratings
  • 5 Rating Star 13
  • 1 Rating Star 4
  • 2 Rating Star 4
  • 3 Rating Star 4
  • 4 Rating Star 1
  • 0 Rating Star 1
12/05/2016
I'm looking for gluten free cookies that are also low in sugar; any suggestions?