Chocolate Mint Blossom Recipe


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


 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)
 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


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

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