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Mint Chip Sugar Cookies

Melt in your mouth sugar cookies filled with irresistible mint chips! Sure to please a crowd and thankfully are quicker than decorating traditional sugar cookies.
Course Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 dozen
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 1 c. butter softened
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
  • a few drops of green green food coloring I used about 3 drops, use how many you want to make the cookies the color green you like
  • 3 c. flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cream of tarter
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 6 oz. Andes Creme de Menthe Baking Chips
  • 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Cream butter and sugar for about three minutes. It should be fluffy.
  • Add eggs, green food coloring and peppermint extract. Cream for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Measure dry ingredients in a separate bowl or sifter. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture. Mix until combined.
  • Add mint and chocolate chips. Gently stir to until incorporated.
  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Drop cookies using a 2 Tablespoon size cookie scoop.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes. Watch for the cookies to begin cracking. Let cool on baking sheet for a few minutes. Transfer to cookie rack and finish cooling.
  • Note: If you choose to use a smaller cookie scoop reduce baking time to 8 minutes.