Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Chocolate Mint Chunk Cookies

I have been wanting to make these cookies for a while now. I found a bag of Andes mint baking chips and knew that I had to buy them so I could bring them home and put them in a wonderful cookie recipe. 

You'll need
1-1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup Hersey cocoa powder
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temp
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup milk
1 bag of Andes mint baking chips

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix butter, sugars, vanilla, baking soda, salt in a mixing bowl until well mixed. 2. Alternate putting milk in and cocoa and flour. Once those are all mixed in put in mint baking chips. 3. I put the dough in the freezer for about 10 minutes to harden up a little. 4. Place spoonfuls of dough onto a cookie sheet that is lined with parchment paper. 5. Press down a little on each ball of dough. 6. Bake for 12-13 minutes or until set. Makes a little over 2 dozen. 

These cookies honestly turned out better then I thought! They are so good. You can't eat to many at a time because the mint and chocolate is so rich but I think that is part of the reason they are so good!! 
love, Carlee


  1. MM!! I love Andes mints, I have NEVR thought to put them in cookies. Simply brilliant

    <3 katherine
    of corgis and cocktails

  2. Ooh yummy!

    xo Jennifer


  3. I LOVE mint and chocolate together (who doesn't?!), so these are right up my alley. Delish! If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by my blog!
    xo Dina
    Sweetest Somethings

  4. Mmm I'd love one of these with my cup of tea. Chocolate and mint is one of my favourite combinations.

  5. I love Andes Mints! Totally stealing this recipe, Carlee!


  6. Never heard Andes Mints in my country. I'd love to try this out!!
    Thanks for sharing x

  7. These look scrumptious! I lived in Seattle for 12 years but moved back to New York a number of years ago. I still have a lot of friends that live out there. If you are ever in Seattle check out Eat Local, my friend shop it is a wonderful concept.

    Ali of:


  8. A friend made these the other day for me & I loved them! Thanks for posting the recipe :)

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  9. Yummm ! I just love chocolate and mint together !
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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