Saint Patrick’s Day Cookies

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!  These green, mint-chocolate chip cookies make the perfect treat for this special day.  They start off with a sugar cookie mix so they are very easy to put together. And they are only 4 Weight Watchers Points Plus for a good-sized cookie.

cookie ingredients

Gather your ingredients.

add dough ingredients

Add butter, sugar cookie mix, egg, and green food coloring.

mix dough

Mix dough.

mix chips in

Fold in the creme de menthe baking chips and semi-sweet chocolate chips.

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Using a cookie scoop, scoop cookies onto ungreased baking sheet and bake 8-10 minutes.

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Enjoy!

Saint Patrick’s Day Cookies (Adapted from http://www.food.com)

Ingredients:

1 (17 1/2 ounce) sugar cookie mix (the 1 lb. 1.5 oz Betty crocker pouch)
1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick)
1/4 mint extract
6 -8 drops green food coloring
1 egg
1 cup creme de menthe baking chips (such as Andes baking chips)
1 cup semisweet chocolate chunkDirections:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, extract, food color and egg until soft dough forms.
Stir in creme de menthe baking chips and chocolate chunks.
Using a small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
Cool 3 minutes on the cookie sheet, then transfer to a wire rack.
Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.
Nutrition Information for 1 Cookie (Yields 36 cookies)
Calories: 133
Carbohydrates: 19 grams
Fat: 7 grams
Protein: 4 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Weight Watchers Points Plus for One Cookie: 4 WW PP

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