I made cookies today: homemade thin mints. I would highly recommend this recipe if you would like to give mint thins a try. I documented my journey:
The dough was supposed to "resemble small pebbles". Mine didn't. Mine was very soft. I think it was because my butter was too warm.
You put it on wax paper and roll it into a cylinder, then chill for awhile so it will cut. Doesn't it look like a giant, minty tootsie roll?
Maybe our refrigerator isn't cold enough, because the dough didn't seem to firm up much. Slice it up, bake them (on my favorite--parchment paper!). Then they look like this:
I think I know how I'll be enjoying the weekend. You?