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Chewy Double Chocolate Mint Cookies

Chewy chocolate cookies with a kick of mint just like your favorite girl scout cookies, but with gooey chocolate chips and mint candies. These will quickly become your favorite Christmas cookie.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 22 4" cookies
Calories 547kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup salted butter softened
  • cup granulated sugar
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 tablespoons instant coffee optional*
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Andes chips


  • PREPARE: Preheat oven to 350° F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • COMBINE DRY INGREDIENTS: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt in small bowl.
  • WHIP SUGARS AND BUTTER: In a stand mixer or large bowl with a handheld electric mixer, beat butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes).
  • MIX REMAINING INGREDIENTS: Stir in the extracts and instant coffee and mix completely. Add the eggs, one at a time Stir the dough after each egg until well mixed. Gradually mix in flour and cocoa mixture until fully combined.
  • With a wooden spoon, fold in the chocolate chips and candy pieces. Using a medium sized dough scoop, or heaping tablespoon, drop dough scoops onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • BAKE for 14 minutes or until the the edges are crisp, but the centers are still very soft. Allow the cookies to set on the baking sheet for around 3 minutes and then transfer them to a wire rack to completely cool.


Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 6mg