Chocolate Mint Kiss Cookies
Serves: 32 2" cookies
 
Ingredients
  • ½ c oil
  • ⅔ c sugar
  • 4 oz semisweet or bitter chocolate, melted
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds whisked into 3 tbsp warm water
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1¾ c flour
  • 1½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • sugar for dusting
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly grease two cookie sheets.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, beat together oil and sugar.
  4. Add melted chocolate, vanilla, and flax mixture and mix well.
  5. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt, and add to wet ingredients; mix until smooth.
  6. Roll your dough into 1″ spheres, and roll them around in some granulated sugar to coat.
  7. Bake 2″ apart for 5-8 minutes.
  8. Upon removing from oven, firmly press your thumb (or the back of a small spoon) into the center of each cookie.
  9. Melt remaining chocolate and mint extract together in a double boiler.
  10. Spoon into thumbprints.
  11. Cool fully and store in an air-tight container.
Recipe by Hell Yeah It's Vegan! at http://hellyeahitsvegan.com/chocolate-mint-kiss-cookies/