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Planning A Christmas Cookie Party and Double Chocolate Mint Cookies
  • 3/4 cup butter , softened
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup mint chocolate chips
  1. Beat the butter, cocoa powder, confectioners’, salt, vanilla and flour together on medium speed until a soft, smooth dough forms.
  2. Shape the dough into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap and chill 30 minutes or overnight.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Scoop rounded teaspoonfuls of the dough and shape into balls.
  4. Place 2 inches apart and cook 8 – 10 minutes.
  5. Cool cookies on wire racks. Once cooled melt the remaining 3/4 cup mint chocolate chips in microwave and whisk until smooth. Dip the cookies halfway and place on parchment.
  6. Store in a tightly covered container up to 1 week.