Leprechaun Mint Crinkle Cookie Bites
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Serves: 18
 
Ingredients
  • 1 store-bought box of cake mix
  • 6 Tbsp. of melted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ΒΌ Tsp. of mint extract
  • 1-2 drops of vanilla extract
  • 20 drops of green food coloring (add more if you want them greener)
  • 1 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 Tsp. of corn starch
  • Optional: Edible gold stars
  • Additional if you decide to make ice cream sandwiches: Vanilla ice cream and rainbow sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine your cake mix, melted butter and eggs. Mix well.
  3. Add your extracts and green food coloring and mix until well combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine powdered sugar and cornstarch
  5. Use a melon baller (or just your eye balls) to separate dough into little balls. Then roll those in the powdered sugar mixture and place on a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 9 minutes.
  7. When done remove from oven and allow them to cool on a cookie sheet.
  8. Sprinkle them with the star sprinkles.
  9. Once cooled, scoop out ice cream with a small ice cream scoop or use the melon baller again.
  10. Then roll in a plate of sprinkles.
  11. Place in the freezer if you want to save these for later that day.
  12. TIP: The crinkle cookies are a smooshier (technical term) cookie so make sure your ice cream is softer when you make these but firm when you eat them.
Recipe by The Everyday Mom Life at https://www.theeverydaymomlife.com/recipe/cookie-bites-for-st-patricks-day/