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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 30 with chill time
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 40 minute
  • Yield: 42 1x

Description

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies are a deliciously fun treat made with basic baking ingredients, peppermint extract, chocolate chunks and Andes chocolate mints. 


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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 3 cups flour
  • green food coloring (add as much or as you little food coloring as you would like)
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chunks
  • 1/2 cup Andes mints, chopped

Instructions

  1. Grab ingredients, measuring cups, baking sheet, 2 large mixing bowls, hand mixer or stand mixer, whisk, knife to chop chocolate, cutting board, spatula, and a cookie scoop.
  2. In one large bowl, add dry ingredients (except sugar):  baking powder,  baking soda,  cream of tartar, salt and flour. Whisk. Set to side.
  3. On the cutting board, chop your Andes mints and chocolate cut into small chunks. Set to the side.
  4. In a second large bowl: beat butter until creamy, then add sugar and eggs. Add your bowl of dry ingredients in increments and mix all together. Lastly, mix in the food coloring to desired amount.
  5. Add your chopped Andes mints and chocolate chunks.  Use a spatula to mix well.
  6. Set in fridge for 20 minutes.
  7. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Remove cookie dough from fridge and scoop onto cookie sheet leaving space between.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack.

Notes

Recipe adapted from Friday Cake Night.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: oven

Keywords: dessert, mint, saint patricks day, holiday, chocolate