Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Desserts

Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

It just doesn’t get more chocolatey than this Double Chocolate Mint drop cookie with abundant cocoa and semisweet chocolate, offset by cooling bits of sparkling peppermint. It's the Christmas cookie for the chocolate lovers on your list.

Makes

24 cookies

Total Time

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Ingredients

WHISK:

BEAT:

STIR IN:

Mint Chip Tip

If peppermint baking chips are unavailable in your area, finely crush 4–6 medium sized candy canes instead.

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400°. Line baking sheets with parchment.

Whisk together flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda.

Beat together butter and shortening with a hand mixer on medium speed until blended.

Add granulated and brown sugars; beat until light and fluffy, 4–5 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating just until combined after each. Beat in extract.

Beat in flour mixture on low speed until combined. Dough will be chunky.

Stir in chocolate and 1 cup baking chips. Dough will be sticky. Scoop dough with a #40 scoop (1½ Tbsp.) onto prepared baking sheets.

Bake cookies until just set (they will appear slightly underdone), 8–9 minutes.

Cool cookies on baking sheets, 5–8 minutes, before topping with remaining ½ cup baking chips (1 tsp. per cookie), pressing lightly to adhere. Transfer cookies to racks to cool completely.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per cookie

Calories: 210

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12g 18%

Saturated Fat 7g 35%

Cholesterol 20mg 6%

Sodium 290mg 12%

Carbs 27g 9%

Protein 3g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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