Chocolate Mint Dream Cookies

Total Time
35mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
10 mins

These are such a smooth cookie; minty, chocolate, and a pretty frosting. They are from a TOH and are a must have on a cookie tray!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 34 cup butter, softened (no substitutes)
  • 12 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate squares, melted and cooled
  • 14 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 12 cups flour
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • Icing

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 14 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 -2 drop green food coloring
  • Drizzle

  • 12 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 12 teaspoon shortening

Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Beat in chocolate and mint extract; gradually add flour.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips. Dough will be soft.
  4. Drop by Tbsp 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake at 375 for 6-8 minutes. Cool 4 minutes before moving to racks to cool completely.
  6. Combine icing ingredients and spread over cooled cookies; let set.
  7. In a microwave, melt drizzle ingredients, stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.
Most Helpful

5 5

Rachie P,,,Made these recently,and enjoyed,very tasty.I did have to add a bit more butter to make dough a bit softer,perhaps ,as I have been told the Canadian flour milled a bit different than the American flour. Needed to watch closely the baking time so as not to brown bottoms too much...Will prepare and make again,glad you posted...Don

5 5

These are very good cookies that make a nice presentation. I did end up with only 32 cookies (rather than the given yield of 4 1/2 dozen), even though I made per recipe and used a measuring tablespoon to portion the dough as directed. They were delicious, though, and looked pretty on my cookie trays. Thanks for posting the recipe!

4 5

These were pretty tasty and they looked really nice. A little bit dry, but that could have been my fault.