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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

mint chocolate chip cookies Dessert
Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 36

Whip up a batch of cookies with chunks of chocolate and a touch of mint. MORE+ LESS-

July 10, 2018
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cookie Mix

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
21%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
13g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • If you love mint-chocolate chip ice cream, these cookies are for you. But don’t take just take our word for it, nearly 400 home bakers agree these cookies are the tops. Even better, they’re easy. With just a handful of ingredients, you can pull together these sweet and chocolatey cookies. The trick to making any cookie exceptional is to let the butter soften before mixing it with the other ingredients. This guarantees that you’ll end up with a cookie dough that has the right texture. Butter usually takes about 30 minutes to soften. To speed up the process, set sticks on a plate in the back of your oven as it preheats, but only for a few minutes! So, next time you need a fun and festive treat for Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day or to treat the chocolate-mint lovers in your life, give this top-rated cookie a try. And once you’ve mastered mint chocolate chip cookies, there are plenty more chocolate chip cookie recipes to try. P.S. If you just can’t get enough mint-chocolate cookies, we’re not out of ideas yet!

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