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Chocolate Cookies with Lots of Fresh Mint

Chocolate Cookies with Lots of Fresh Mint

These are crunchy cookies mixed with lots of fresh mint. A luxurious cookie for grown-ups.

Ingredients: 50 cookies, each about 5 cm in size

Butter (unsalted)
120 g
Granulated sugar
120 g
Egg
1
Salt
a pinch
Milk or heavy cream
2 tablespoons
*Cake flour
220 g
*Cocoa
30 g
*Baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
Chocolate (semi-sweet)
30 g
Mint leaves
1 cup plus
Granulated sugar (to finish)
as needed

Steps

1. Chop the chocolate into small pieces and the mint leaves roughly into large pieces. Mix all the ingredients marked * and set aside.
2. Bring the butter to room temperature, add the granulated sugar and salt, and mix well until the mixture turns white.
3. Mix the egg and milk, divide into 3 batches, add to the stirred butter and mix it all together.
4. Add the * ingredients to the bowl and mix in. Then add the chocolate and mint leaves and mix it all together.
5. Divide the dough into 3 sticks, then wrap each and let rest in the freezer for 1.5 hours until they have chilled and hardened.
6. Sprinkle granulated sugar, cut into 7 mm cookies and bake for 13-15 minutes in a 175°C (340°F) oven.
7. Transfer to a rack, and when they are cooled, they are done.

Story Behind this Recipe

When I gave these cookies to my neighbors, they loved it, so I uploaded the recipe here. My daughter loves these.