Chocolate Mint Truffle Cookies

Recipe by Deantini
READY IN: 38mins
YIELD: 9 dozens


  • 4
    ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 3
    ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 34
    cup butter
  • 1 12
    cups sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon mint extract (do not omit)
  • 1 12
  • 12
    teaspoon baking powder
  • 12
    cup chocolate chips (mini is preferred)
  • 12
    cup candy cane, crushed finely


  • In a heavy saucepan melt unsweetened, semi-sweetened chocolate and butter over medium low heat. Remove from heat.
  • Vigorously whisk in sugar; hereafter whisk in eggs 1 at a time, lastly whisk in the mint extract.
  • In a seperate bowl mix flour with baking powder; and add to the chocolate mixture. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Transfer to bowl, cover with plastic wrap and refreigerate for 2 hours (up to 24 hours).
  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls, place 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
  • Bake for about 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle each cookie with a bit of the chopped candy cane. Let cool on baking sheet for 5 min before transfering to cooling rack.