Marvelously Minty Cookies

These pretty pastel-colored cookies are perfect for a spring baby shower.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 96

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon salt
3
cups petite pastel-colored mint chips

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Beat sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in mint chips.
  • 2 Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 30 seconds; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

Cooling cookies on a wire cooling rack prevents them from becoming soggy.

These pretty cookies are great to give as a gift. Just stack about 6 to 8 cookies and wrap in colored or clear plastic wrap and tie the top with a colorful ribbon.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.