Chocolate Mint Windmill Cookies

Chocolate Mint Windmill Cookies


1/2 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup sour cream

2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powders

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract

3 drops red or green food coloring

In top od double boiler, melt chocolate.

Cream butter, and sugar and brown sugar, then add egg and sour cream.

Sift dry ingredients and slowly blend into the creamed mixture.

Divide dough in hald. Add chocolate and vanilla to one half.

Add peppermint extract and food color to the other half.


Between 2 pieces of wax paper, roll each half into a retangle 1/8 inch thick.

Place peppermint half on top of chocolate half, and roll up like a jelly roll.

Roll up in wax paper, chill.

Cut 1/4 inch slices, and place on a ungreased baking sheet.

Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes.

Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.