Try this spring cookie recipe! Yum!

said on March 7th, 2019 filed under: Alta Sierra, Auburn, Colfax, Grass Valley, Lake of the Pines, Lake Wildwood, Nevada City, Whimsy

Spring is officially in a couple weeks, but we can start celebrating now with this festive cookie recipe!

Mint Blossoms

Butter cookies with a pastel mint to add a hint of spring to this traditional butter cookie recipe. This is a cookie everyone will enjoy.

This recipe makes about 48 cookies, takes about 45 mins to prep, & 1hr 25mins to bake.


1/4 cups sugar

3/4 cup Butter, softened

1 large Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

48 mint meltaway candies


How to make

  1. STEP 1

Heat oven to 375°F.

  1. STEP 2

Combine 1 cup sugar, butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  1. STEP 3

Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  1. STEP 4

Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are very light golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately press 1 mint candy in center of each cookie. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack; cool completely.


Make a big batch to enjoy & celebrate the new season! You can switch up this recipe by switching out the mint melt-aways to make them festive for other holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day, Halloween, & Christmas! Keep this one on hand for the whole year!


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