Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies

Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies

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Makes about 56 Cookies (tablespoon cookie dough each)

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*1 cup Butter, room temperature

*1 1/2 cups Granulated Sugar

*2 Eggs Room temperature

*1   1/2 teaspoons teaspoon Peppermint Extract

*1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt

*3 cups All- Purpose Flour

*2 teaspoons Baking Powder

*1 teaspoon Baking Soda

*2 teaspoons Cream of Tartar

*5-6 drops Green Food Coloring

*1   1/2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

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Cream together in a stand mixer, on low speed with the paddle attachment the sugar and butter. Then add peppermint, green food coloring and sea salt. Mix just until food color is mixed through out creamed mixture.

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Sift together in a bowl the dry ingredients: Flour, baking powder,baking soda and cream of tatar.

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Then add the dry ingredients 1/2 a cup at a time. Mix just until combined. Stir in by hand the chocolate chips.

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Using a tablespoon cookie scoop. Scoop cookie dough onto a Silpat covered 1/2 baking sheet.

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Bake cookies at 350*F. for 8- 10 minutes.

Recipe adapted from Friday Cake Night

Enjoy!

Lindy

 

Turkey Bacon Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

 

Asparagus prosciutto Turkey Bacon

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Makes 8 Asparagus Bundles

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Pre-heat the oven 400*F. oven

*2 Bundles Asparagus

*2-3 ounces prosciutto

*1 package (about 12 slices) Wood Smoked Turkey Bacon

*2-3 tablespoons Extra Light Olive Oil

*1/2 teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper or to taste

*Grated Parmesan Cheese, topping

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Note: prosciutto is very salty

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1. Blanch asparagus 2-5 minutes or until Bright Green
2. Divided evenly the asparagus into 8 bundles and wrap each bundle with a strip of prosciutto.
3. Using 2 quarter baking sheets or 1/2 baking sheet lined with aluminum foil,  Silpats or parchment paper.
4. Place 8 strips of Turkey Bacon on baking sheet/sheets and place a bundle of asparagus on top of each bacon slice.
5. Bake for 5-10 minutes or until bacon Browns around the edges.
6. Remove baking sheet/sheets from the oven and top each asparagus bundle with a sprinkling of Parmesan Cheese if desired. Serve.

 

Enjoy!

Lindy