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Mojito Cookie Bites



Makes about 10-12 cookies.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Add lime juice to milk and let curdle a few minutes.
Combine mint leaves, lime zest, sugar, and vegetable shortening in a processor, pulse a few times.
Add curdled milk and process until smooth, with flecks of zest and mint leaves visible.
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.
Add processed mixture and blend with fork until mixture is evenly crumbly.
Use hands to form a ball.
At this point, you can refrigerate the dough for up to 24 hours.
Form dough into desired shapes on a floured surface.
Roll out and cut into shapes with cookie cutters, form small round bite-size cookies, whatever you want.
These cookies wont spread much during baking.
Bake for 16-18 minutes, or until cooked through and golden on the edges.