Mint Chocolate Cookies

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When it comes to chocolate cookies, mint chocolate are my favorite! Especially when they’re quick and easy, like these small-batch mint chocolate cookies!

Soft and chewy mint chocolate cookies made with Andes mint chips! These cookies are perfect for the holidays or any day!

One day when Hannah and I were making our way through Target, we were cruising down the baking aisle (my favorite aisle, of course) and we spied these Andes baking chips. Hold. The. Phone. What? Right then and there, we stood in front of the baking chocolate and started brainstorming all sorts of recipes in which we could utilize these lovely little mint baking chips and just like that, into the cart they went!

Soft and chewy mint chocolate cookies made with Andes mint chips! These cookies are perfect for the holidays or any day!

The first recipe on our list for these little pieces of mint heaven were some mint chocolate cookies! I have a great double chocolate cookie recipe that I make all the time, so I just made a few modifications to it (increasing the flour slightly and of course, omitting the chocolate chips in favor of the mint baking chips) and baked them up.

Soft and chewy mint chocolate cookies made with Andes mint chips! These cookies are perfect for the holidays or any day!

I could hardly wait to get these little babies out of the oven, and let me tell ya, these mint chocolate cookies are absolute perfection! In every single way you could imagine. They’re soft and chewy, and chocolatey, and because the Andes mint baking chips are small, there are tons of them in each cookie; yes, you literally get mint chips in every single bite! You’re welcome!

Soft and chewy mint chocolate cookies made with Andes mint chips! These cookies are perfect for the holidays or any day!

And as I mentioned before, this is a small-batch recipe, so it only makes about 14 large cookies or 24 small cookies, which makes them perfect for any day…or let’s be real, everyday! Wahaha! But don’t fret, the recipe can easily be doubled to make many, many more cookies, you know, like say for the upcoming holidays! These mint chocolate cookies would make a beautiful addition to a festive cookie platter or holiday gift basket this Christmas!

Oh, and yes you can absolutely just chop the Andes mint candies by hand if you already have those!

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Mint Chocolate Cookies

By: Kristine Underwood
A soft and chewy chocolate cookie with Andes ming chips.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Sweets & Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 cookies
Calories 209 kcal

ingredients
 
 

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1ΒΌ cup flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda dissolved in warm water
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup Andes mint baking chips or mint chips

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line cookie sheets.
  • In a medium bowl cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar.
  • Beat in egg.
  • Add vanilla and mix until smooth.
  • Stir in salt and baking soda and water.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk flour and cocoa powder together until well combined.
  • Add flour to wet ingredients and mix until fully incorporated, try not to over mix.
  • Fold in mint chips.
  • Scoop onto a prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10 minutes for 1 TBS size cookies or 14 minutes for larger cookies.
  • Cool on pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 209kcalCarbohydrates: 25.4gProtein: 2.2gFat: 11.8gSaturated Fat: 8.8gSodium: 139mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 19g
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  1. I used to have Andes every lunch hour when I was in 7th grade. They cost 2 cents each! Anyhow, I love them and and would love to make this cookie recipe! Chocolate and mint? Oh ya baby. Perfect for Christmas bake, too.

  2. Oh wow those chips look amazing – I have never seen them over here in the UK. The cookies sound fabulous too, I love mint with chocolate and of cookies cookies with anything lol

    1. Thank you so much Just Jo! The combination is sure a winner. I guess we are lucky to have stumbled across the Andes chips here. πŸ™‚

  3. Yum! Mint chocolate is one of the best flavour combos around and these look scrumptious! Perfect for dipping into hot chocolate cosy on a cold night that’s for sure!

    1. Heck yes Cliona! I totally agree chocolate and mint go together perfectly annnnd they are delicious with coffee or tea! Mmm!

  4. Oh my goodness, that is definitely a stop-the-press type moment! πŸ˜€ Your cookies look divine, I love that it’s a small batch recipe. It’s just my hubby and I so that’s perfect for us, YUM!

    1. Thank you so much Debra! I do a lot of small-batch stuff because it’s perfect for my small bunch too! Hope you enjoy them!

    1. It is a winning combo for sure! I hope they enjoy them – they were all gone in a day or so here! Haha!

  5. OMG mint chocolate is my absolute favourite! I’m still putting together my holiday baking list and these just might have to go on them πŸ™‚

    1. I am too Taylor and in fact, my list is too long! LOL! You should definitely try these, you’ll be hooked! Happy baking!

  6. These look absolutely delicious. I like that this is a small batch recipe and love the idea of using Andes mint chips. These would be perfect for any cookie exchange. Do you take orders πŸ™‚

    1. Haha Ali, me too! I love small-batch recipes, it’s almost like they count half as much? There’s some logic there I think. Happy holidays!

    1. Oh my gosh Charla, yes! You’re speaking my language. That sounds incredible…right now! πŸ™‚