Mint Chocolate Cookies are made in two swirled colorful layers, one mint and one chocolate, perfect for St. Patrick's Day. The cookies melt in your mouth with deliciousness and are full of flavor.
Scrape the bowl, and whisk in sugar, salt, baking powder, and mint extract. Scrape the bowl as needed and beat until combined. Beat in the egg.
Replace the wire attachment with the paddle attachment and gently beat in flour 1 cup at a time. If the dough is too soft, add a bit more flour. The dough must have the texture of play dough.
Divide the dough in half, leave half in the bowl of the mixer and add another half to a separate large bowl. Using a spatula, knead in the green food coloring in the half that you added to the large bowl.
To the dough that remaining in the mixer bowl, gently beat in cocoa powder until fully combined.
Transfer the chocolate rectangle onto the green rectangle. Its ok if the dough tears down in some spots, use your fingers to shape it. The dough must be soft and easy to work with.