Mint Chocolate Cookies

Mint Chocolate Cookies with double chocolate minty dough, cooked to a chewy crisp will be a new Christmas Cookie Favorite

Author: Jackie Bruchez
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 29 minutes
Servings: 4 dozen
Mint Chocolate Cookies
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mint chocolate chunks (plus more for garnish)
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or cooking mat.
  2. In the bowl of your mixer, cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add vanilla and mix to combine.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing in between each addition.
  5. In a separate bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  6. Gradually mix in flour with wet (butter and eggs) mixture.
  7. Add chocolate chips and mint chips; stir to combine.
  8. Scoop out 1 inch scoops and place them 2 inches apart on the baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 8-9 minutes.
  10. Cool completely.
  11. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on high 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted; stir until smooth.
  12. Dip half of each cooled cookie into melted chocolate then sprinkle with mint chunks.
  13. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set.
  14. Makes 4 dozen cookies
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