This is a great recipe for your Christmas cookie exchanges. The green mint chips make these very festive. Santa will be thrilled to have a chewy mint cookie on his plate in any home. These are easy to prepare and turn out yummy every time I have made them. Enjoy!!
Chocolate Mint cookies
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1-1/4 cups (2-1/2 sticks) butter, softened
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 bag mint chips, I use Guittard Green Mint Baking Chips
Heat oven to 350°F.
Stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda, set aside.
Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with mixer until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well. Stir in mint chips. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 9 minutes. (Do not over bake) Cool slight, remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.