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Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe
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Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

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My dad sandwiches mint patties between two tender chocolate cookies to create these chewy treats. The blend of chocolate and mint is a big hit at our house. Best of all, these cookies are easy and fun to make. -Christina Burbage, Spartanburg, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:32 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 32 round thin chocolate-covered mint patties

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 179 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture, beating until well combine.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-9 minutes or until puffy and tops are cracked. Invert half of the cookies onto wire racks. Immediately place a mint patty on each, then top with remaining cookies. Press lightly to seal. Cool completely. Yield: 32 sandwich cookies.
Originally published as Chocolate Mint Cookies in Quick Cooking December 2000, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 179 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

Hands down best. Just made some 5 minutes ago. They are beter than any store bought. Heads up - If you see Cherry Andes Candies around the Holidays ... Yep taste like a Chocolate Covered Cherry. Yuuuuuum !! We keep Andes of Mint & Cherry in the freezer so we're ready.

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

These are great for a thin mint fix after the boxes are long gone.

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