Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 3 dozen
Mint green cookies studded with dark chocolate and mint chips are a fun St. Patrick's Day treat.
  • 2½ c. flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. sea salt
  • 1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 c. sugar
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 t. peppermint extract
  • 1 t. green food coloring
  • ¾ c. dark chocolate chips
  • ¾ c. mint chips
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, baking soda, and sea salt. Mix and set aside.
  3. In another large bowl cream the butter and sugars.
  4. Add in the eggs and mix until combined.
  5. Stir in the peppermint extract and green food coloring. Beat until the color in even.
  6. Add the flour mixture to the green butter mixture and mix until well combined. Stir in the dark chocolate and mint chips.
  7. Drop the cookie batter by heaping tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Space the cookies 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 11-13 minutes or until the cookies are lightly browned.
  9. Remove from oven, cool for 2 minutes on the cookie sheet, and cool complete on a wire rack.
Recipe adapted from McCormick
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at