Chunky Peppermint Fudge Dream Cookies

Create jumbo cookies with triple chocolate and a touch of mint.

  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

3/4
cup packed brown sugar
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
2
packages (4.67 oz each) foil-wrapped rectangular créme de menthe thin chocolate mints, unwrapped, coarsely chopped
1 1/2
cups semisweet chocolate chunks

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat brown sugar, granulated sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in melted baking chocolate. On low speed, beat in flour and baking soda until well blended. Reserve 1 cup of the chopped mints. Stir remaining mints and the chocolate chunks into dough.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 inches apart.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 15 minutes or until centers of cookies no longer look moist (do not overbake). Immediately sprinkle with reserved mints. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Expert Tips

Gift these delicious cookies. Wrap them individually in a holiday print cellophane bag and tie with a bow.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Large Cookie
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.