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Fresh Mint Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), softened
  Superfine sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Fresh mint leaves 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Grated orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING
2. In a large bowl, cream butter and superfine sugar until fluffy.
3. Beat adding egg, mint leaves, orange zest and vanilla until smooth.
4. Add flour to creamed mixture and stir until a soft dough forms.
5. Cover dough and chill overnight.
6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and on an ungreased baking sheet place them 1 inch apart.
7. Flatten balls with bottom of a glass dipped in granulated sugar and bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
8. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
9. Store in an airtight container.

SERVING
10. Serve as snack alongside beverages or as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mint
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4179 Calories from Fat 2474

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 281 g433%

Saturated Fat 175.4 g876.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 937.2 mg312.4%

Sodium 122.1 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 390 g130%

Dietary Fiber 10.7 g43%

Sugars 191.4 g

Protein 36 g72.7%

Vitamin A 200.3% Vitamin C 49.9%

Calcium 24.4% Iron 79.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fresh Mint Cookies Recipe