The Sweetest Season 2017 & Mint Chocolate-Dipped Shortbreads

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If you like holiday sweets and treats and supporting a good cause, then today’s post is for you!

It’s always fun to do blogger sweepstakes and virtual recipe exchanges, and this one is no different. For The Sweetest Season 2017, dozens of bloggers are sharing brand new, holiday-inspired cookie recipes and encouraging donations to the Cookies for Kids’ charity.

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If you’ve been a think fruitful reader for a bit, then you know that I love a good shortbread. They’re buttery, not too sweet and can be jazzed up easily with a special extract or topping.

And today’s recipe takes that to whole new, holiday festive level.

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Meet the Mint Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread cookie. It’s your cup of coffee or tea’s best friend. It’s sure to wow holiday guests. It’s the perfect thing for your holiday cookie exchange. And it’s quick to make with low ingredients.

You make your (or my) favorite shortbread cookie recipe, then cool. Next, microwave chocolate chips or chunks with some coconut oil and add in peppermint extract. Then, you get to have loads of fun dipping the cookies and even decorating if you like.

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Maybe you’re into Christmas sprinkles or you’re a purist and just want to use coarse sugar. Either way, they will be simply beautiful and refreshingly tasty!

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About Cookies for Kids’ Cancer:

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is a recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to funding research for new, innovative and less-toxic treatments for childhood cancer. Since 2008, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer has granted nearly $15 million to pediatric cancer research in the form of 100 research grants to leading pediatric cancer centers across the country. From these 100 grants have stemmed 37 treatments available to kids battling cancer TODAY.

Donate online and browse through all of the cookie posts across the web!

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9 thoughts on “The Sweetest Season 2017 & Mint Chocolate-Dipped Shortbreads

  1. I love a good shortbread, too, Grace, and this mint chocolate dipped rendition looks INCREDIBLE! I cannot wait to try them out myself!

    Thanks so much for participating in this year’s Sweetest Season Cookie Exchange! This has been so much fun and seeing so many gorgeous cookies has me excited for ALL THE BAKING this year!

  2. Chocolate dipped shortbread cookies are one of my all time favorites, and I totally love the peppermint twist for the holidays. What a great cookie for a great cause!

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