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Mint Shortbread Cookies

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“As tasty as they are pretty! Great for a St. Patrick's Day party. If I use flour straight from the freezer, I don't bother chilling the dough.”
READY IN:
24mins
SERVES:
24
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

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

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