Recipe

St. Patty’s Day Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe by Zoe Millstein

Spice up your St. Patty’s Day celebration with some festive green cookies!

Ingredients

  • flour 2 cups
  • baking soda 1 tsp
  • baking powder 2 tsp
  • salt pinch
  • butter 1 cup, softened
  • eggs 2
  • sugar 1 cup
  • brown sugar ¼ cup
  • peppermint extract 1 tsp
  • green food coloring 10-14 drops
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 cups
  • Directions

    1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare 3 baking sheets with parchment paper.

    2

    Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.

    3

    Next, beat the butter and eggs in a large bowl with an electric mixer or a whisk.

    4

    Beat the sugar and peppermint extract into the butter and egg mixture.

    5

    Combine the flour mixture with the wet ingredients.

    6

    Add the green food coloring to the mixture and mix until reaching a desired color.

    7

    Add the chocolate chips and fold the mixture until evenly combined.

    8

    Scoop the batter onto the prepared baking sheets. Each cookie should be about one tablespoon. Place each cookie 2 inches apart.

    9

    Bake the cookies for 8-12 minutes. They should just barely brown around the edges.

    10

    Remove the cookies from the oven and let cool for a few minutes. Enjoy!