Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whip up a batch of cookies with chunks of chocolate and a touch of mint.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
6
to 8 drops green food color
1
egg
1
cup creme de menthe baking chips
1
cup semisweet chocolate chunks

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, extract, food color and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in creme de menthe baking chips and chocolate chunks.
  • 2 Using small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Expert Tips

Drizzle cooled cookies with melted chocolate.

For even baking, make sure cookies are of the same shape and size.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.