Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
Serves: 36
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup cocoa
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups mint chocolate chips (separated)
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Line a cookie baking sheet with a silicone baking mat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until well mixed.
  4. Add in eggs and peppermint extract. Beat just until mixed.
  5. In a separate medium-sized bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cocoa, and salt. Stir well to mix.
  6. Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients and beat just until mixed. Do not over mix.
  7. Stir in milk chocolate chips and 1 cup of the mint chocolate chips. Set the other ½ cup of mint chocolate chips aside for now.
  8. Form cookies into 1 tablespoon sized balls and place (2 inches apart) on baking sheet.
  9. Use the remaining mint chocolate chips to press a few into the top of each cookie dough ball before baking.
  10. Bake for 7-9 minutes.
  11. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe by Moms & Munchkins at