Chocolate-Mint Cookie Bites

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen celebrates St. Paddy’s Day with these fun and minty sandwich cookies. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to article.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
egg
1
teaspoon green food color
3
teaspoons peppermint or mint extract
1
container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped whipped cream frosting
1
bag (12 oz) dark chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/4
cup candy sprinkles
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, food color and 2 teaspoons of the peppermint extract until soft dough forms. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until barely golden around edges. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  • 4 In medium bowl, mix frosting and remaining 1 teaspoon peppermint extract. For each sandwich cookie, spread desired amount of frosting on bottom of 1 cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; gently press together.
  • 5 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High about 1 minute, stirring once, until melted. If necessary, continue to microwave in 15-second increments, stirring until smooth. Dip each sandwich cookie halfway into melted chocolate; decorate with sprinkles. Place on cooking parchment paper; let stand until set.

Expert Tips

Use shamrock-shaped sprinkles for decorating to give these cookies even more St. Patrick’s Day flair!

Don’t have peppermint or mint extract? No worries! You can leave it out for vanilla-flavored cookies.

Make 32 small sandwich cookies for a fun, one-bite snack.