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Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Chip Mint Cookies Recipe

Patricia Kaesta of Brockton, Massachusetts jazzes up a packaged cookie mix, then lets Junior Mints melt on top of the warm treats to create an easy frosting. "These delicious cookies are requested at every gathering," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) chocolate chip cookie mix
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 package (5-1/2 ounces) Junior Mints

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cookie mix, water, egg and oil. Stir in the chips and nuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 7-9 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 2. Remove from the oven; place one candy on each cookie. Remove from pans to wire racks. When candy is melted, spread over cookie. Cool completely. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 178 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.