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Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Cookies Recipe

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 + cooling YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large 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

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 combined.
  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 179 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein

Reviews for Contest-Winning Chocolate Mint Cookies

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2015

"I have been making these for over 35 years. The recipe appeared in a woman's magazine, and it was titled Minty Witches. I use the foil wrapped Pearson mint patties."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"I have not made these yet. Curious to know what kind of mints everyone is using."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2015

"GREAT-Just made some,I know as soon as my family get's home they will be gone! Thank's for the recipe. Lee-Ann Treacher"

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

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

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