Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies


Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies // The Food Charlatan. Mint + dark chocolate = heaven. Perfectly green for St. Patrick's Day!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies // The Food Charlatan. Mint + dark chocolate = heaven. Perfectly green for St. Patrick's Day!

Ingredients

  •  1 cup butter, softened
  •  1 and 1/2 cups sugar
  •  2 large eggs plus 1 egg yolk
  •  1 teaspoon peppermint extract (or more to taste)
  •  about 10 drops of green food coloring
  •  3 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  •  2 teaspoons baking powder
  •  1 teaspoon baking soda
  •  1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  •  1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  •  12 ounces dark chocolate chips, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line one or more baking sheets with parchment paper or a silpat.
  2. In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat the butter and sugar together. Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl, then beat on medium for about 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs + yolk, peppermint extract, and food coloring.