Chocolate Mint Twists

Chocolate Mint Twists
Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 60
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbs cocoa or 1 oz semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • green food coloring
  • 2 oz dark chocolate, melted
  1. In a large bowl combine butter and sugar; mix well
  2. Beat in egg and vanilla
  3. Mix in flour
  4. Divide dough in half
  5. Add cocoa to one dough half, stir until combined
  6. Add mint extract and a few drops of green food covering to the other dough half, stir until combined
  7. Divide each portion in half again, forming two chocolate portions and two mint portions
  8. Shape each portion into 9" long rope. Twist one chocolate rope and one mint rope together
  9. Gently roll twisted portions together until one roll forms
  10. Wrap each roll in waxed paper and chill for at least one hour
  11. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  12. Cut rolls about ¼" thick
  13. Place slices ½" apart on cookie sheet
  14. Bake for 10 minutes or until edges are firmed
  15. After cookies are cooled, drizzle with 2 oz melted dark chocolate. Let stand until chocolate sets.


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