Thursday, December 2, 2010

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 cups white flour
1/4 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
2 sticks of softened, unsalted butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup sweetener (granulated works best)
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp peppermint extract
8-10 drops green food coloring
2 cups chocolate chips

Preheat even to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine first 4 ingredients and set aside.

In a large bowl (or the kitchen aid mixer bowl), beat next 4 ingredients until creamy. Add eggs, separately until incorporated into mixture. Add food coloring and extract and combined. Add flour mixture and beat until well blended.

Mix in by hand (even if you are using the mixer) 1 bag of chocolate chips.

Bake for 8-12 minutes depending on cookie size. Makes 4 dozen small cookies or 2 dozen large cookies.

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