Dessert Recipes

Delicate Mint Thins

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Delicate Mint Thins

Delicate Mint Thins

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 large egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons 2% milk 1 cup fresh mint, finely chopped 1-2/3 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon shortening

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.

Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.

Stir in mint.

Shape into two 8-in.

rolls; wrap each in plastic.

Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.

Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in.

slices.

Place 1 in.

apart on greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 8-12 minutes or until edges are golden.

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Remove to wire racks to cool.

In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth.

Dip each cookie halfway; allow excess to drip off.

Place on waxed paper; let stand until set.

Nutrition Facts 1 each:

  • 64 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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