Chocolate Mint Blossom Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings20
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Sifted all purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cocoa1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Not A Mix)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vegetable shortening1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Peppermint extract1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 214 Calories from Fat 123

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.5%

Trans Fat 1.7 g

Cholesterol 21.1 mg

Sodium 86.6 mg3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 3 g5.4%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.8% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. measure flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt into a sifter
2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar till fluffy, beat eggs and peppermint extract into it, sift in flour mixture and work into a pliable dough
3. Roll this dough out, by heaped teaspoonfulls into half inch long ovals and place in groups of four, like you would assemble a pinwheel, with three inches of distance between them on greased cookie sheets
4. Flatten them further to a thickness of an eighth of an inch and bake for ten minutes at 350°F; remove and allow to cool on wire racks

SERVING
5. Decorate with pink frosting and crushed peppermint candy before serving
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