Andes Chocolate Mint Cookies

Recipe by RecipeNut
READY IN: 40mins


  • 34
    cup butter (not margarine)
  • 1 12
    cups packed brown sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons water
  • 12
    ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 2 12
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 1 14
    teaspoons baking soda
  • Andes mints candies, broken in half


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • Over low heat, combine butter, sugar and water.
  • Heat until melted and add chocolate chips until partly melted.
  • Remove from heat and stir.
  • Pour into large mixing bowl.
  • Let stand 10 minutes to cool slightly.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time on high speed.
  • Reduce mixer to low speed and add flour, salt and baking soda.
  • Beat until well-blended.
  • Chill one hour (dough is almost liquid before chilling but hardens and is easy to shape after chilling).
  • Roll into balls, place two inches apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Place an Andes Mint half on top.
  • Allow to melt slightly and spread with a spoon.