My favourite flavours of the holidays are chocolate and peppermint. Whether it be in the form of a hot drink or a dessert, I’m not picky. One staple during the holidays is whipped shortbread. It’s quick to make and always a hit with family and friends. It was about time the two favourites were combined! I chopped up some mint chocolates and added it to the shortbread batter. The result was a buttery chocolatey minty bite that just melts in your mouth. Perfect for cookie exchanges!
Mint Chocolate Whipped Shortbread
1 cup butter
1/2 cup icing sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup of mint chocolate or peppermint chocolate chips
Cream the butter and icing sugar together. Add the flour and beat for 10 minutes. Stir in the chocolate and make into small balls. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Makes around 40 cookies