Thursday, December 6, 2012

Mint Cookies- 2 ways

I was feeling minty one day and wanted to make mint cookies. It must be the Christmas season approaching so I googled "mint chocolate chip cookies" and the recipes were either for chocolate cookies with mint chip or a recipe that the base was "Betty Cocker Sugar Cookie pouch." I thought what is this about? I can't find a recipe that is all from scratch. So I decided there was only one thing to do. Make my own green mint cookies recipe all from scratch.  And the cookies turned out so good! I made them two ways. Mint Oreo and Mint Chocolate Chip. Enjoy.

Ingredients
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons peppermint extract
1 teaspoon green food coloring

Since I made these cookies 2 ways. I mixed all the ingredients above together then split the dough in half. So I made a half batch of each type of cookie.
Cookie 1: Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
Add 1 and 1/2 cup chocolate chips to the half batch.
Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

Cookie 2: Mint Oreo Cookies
About 20 Oreos crumbled into this half of the mint batter.
Bake at 350 for about 10 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

I also recommend trying covering a whole Oreo with the chocolate chip mint cookie dough. It wont turn out very pretty but it will taste good!
love, Carlee



18 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh these mint cookies look so delicious!! You are inspiring me to bake- I love their pretty green and chocolate colors.

    XO Jenna
    Demureindiamonds.blogspot.com

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  2. umm those look like heaven. definitely trying these out :)
    if they turn out well i'll post some pictures too!

    happyleeliving.blogspot.com

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  3. Yummm. Both of these sound amazing. I could definitely go for some minty goodness. I'll have to give these a go. Have you ever made mint chocolate cupcakes? I use mint extract and crushed up candy canes in the batter. SO GOOD!

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  4. These look delicious. Mint chocolate chip is my favourite ice cream but I never actually tried it cookie form. Going to try this recipe out for sure!

    Summer x

    ohsummercandy.blogspot.com

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  5. OH MAN - i want those cookies!

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  6. It's official. I'm making these this weekend! Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe!

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  8. these look super delicious!

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  9. Those look delicious!! I think I might try these this weekend.

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  10. Wow, these look super good! Lovely photos!

    Sabrina
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  12. These look delicious! Definitely trying them out!

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  13. These look so wonderfully yummy!

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  14. Oh my goodness, YUM! There is nothing better {to me} than mint chocolate! Thanks for sharing!


    Brittany
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  16. Mint oreo cookies?! I am definitely saving this recipe for later. And by later, I'm not sure how long I can wait so it just might be later tonight! Looks so delicious!

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  17. Why has mint chocolate chip cookies never occurred to me before?!?! Genius.

    Lynette @ lynette marie

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Thanks for the wonderful comment. I read and enjoy every single one. Have a question for me, I will reply as soon as I can. Love , Carlee