Snow-Topped Chocolate Mint Cookies
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
- 1 package (10 ounces) mint chocolate chips, divided
- 6 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a microwave, melt 1 cup chocolate chips; stir until smooth and set aside to cool.
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in the melted chocolate chips and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the remaining chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
- Roll into 1-in. balls, then roll in confectioners' sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are set and centers are almost set. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 151 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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Feb 5, 2018
My favorite holiday cookie. I've never been able to find mint chips, so I just use regular chocolate chips and add 1/2 teaspoon mint extract. SO yummy!
Dec 11, 2015
My daughter's favorite! No way did it make dozen though. Mint chips were very hard to find, but clearly a must for this recipe. Stock up when you find them!
Nov 19, 2010
Easy, makes alot.
Dec 21, 2009
I like them without the extra chips also-nice and chewy!
Dec 2, 2009
This recipe was easy and cookies provide great mint flavor. I think I messed up the recipe somewhere because the dough was too soft to roll in my hands after 2 hours. I also might not add the second batch of mint chips (just use the melted chips) next time. Other than my mistakes the cookies came out soft and had a great combination of mint and chocolate.
Nov 15, 2009
Where do you put the mint?