Chocolate Mint Stars

1
Kelly Williams

By
@WildfloursCottageKitchen

Chocolate and mint are a marriage made in heaven! A very pretty addition to any holiday cookie tray! Goes great with a piping hot cup of hot chocolate, too! Happy to share! (photo from taste of home)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
About 7 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup
    softened butter, do not sub
  • 1/2 cup
    sugar
  • 1/2 cup
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    milk
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 cups
    flour
  • 3/4 cup
    baking cocoa
  • 1 tsp.
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp.
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp.
    salt
  • MINT FILLING:

  • 2 3/4 cups
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    half and half
  • 1/4 tsp.
    peppermint extract
  • 1/4 tsp.
    salt
  • ·
    red or green food coloring

How to Make Chocolate Mint Stars

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in milk and egg. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
    On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a 1-1/2-in. cookie cutter and place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 5-6 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
    Combine filling ingredients; spread on bottom of half of the cookies and top with remaining cookies.

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About Chocolate Mint Stars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #Christmas, #mint, #stars




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