Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe – St. Patrick’s Day Treat

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This Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe Is A Great St. Patrick’s Day Treat! Easy To Make And Tasty Little Bite Of Irish Luck!

Mint Chocolate Cookies | The Rebel Chick

Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe

With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to give you all a change. We’re going from pretty pink to a nice pastel green over here at The Rebel Chick! These Mint Chocolate Cookies are the perfect recipe to kick that off too!

Mint Chocolate Cookies | The Rebel Chick

They are super easy to make and turn out so yummy. Those boxes of thin mints you just got? They wish they were as good as these mint chocolate cookies! Plus, it’s the perfect recipe to use for that cool green tray. Pretty, right?

Let’s get our baking on!

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Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe - St. Patrick's Day Treat
 
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This Mint Chocolate Cookies Recipe Is A Great St. Patrick's Day Treat! Easy To Make And Tasty Little Bite Of Irish Luck!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • Cookie Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Butter, softened
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 ounces of Semi Sweet Chocolate Baking Squares
  • ¼ teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • 1 ½ cups All Purpose Flour
  • Icing and Drizzle Ingredients:
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Milk
  • ¼ teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Chocolate Chips (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the butter and the powdered sugar. In a small bowl, melt the baking chocolate in the microwave. Stir in the Peppermint Extract. Add the melted chocolate mixture to the butter mixture bowl. Add in the flour and stir well.
  2. Take a tablespoon or two of the dough in your hands and shape into balls. Flatten them slightly before placing on a greased cookie sheet. Bake the cookies at 350 degrees for about 8 minutes. Let the cookies cool before removing them from the cookie sheet. Cool completely before adding the icing and drizzle.
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  4. In a medium sized bowl, melt the butter. Stir in the powdered sugar, milk, and peppermint extract and mix until frosting is creamy and smooth. Add in a drop or two of green food coloring and mix until the color is combined. Use the frosting the frost cooled cookies.
  5. For an extra drizzle, melt a handful of chocolate chips in a small bowl, use a spoon to drizzle the melted chocolate over the finished cookies.

 And, don’t forget to let the kiddos help. If these mint chocolate cookies don’t bring you a little bit of Irish luck, I’m not sure what else will!

Enjoy!

Mint Chocolate Cookies | The Rebel Chick

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Comments

  1. Julie Wood says

    I love mint and chocolate together and these are very yummy and cute looking cookies to have for St. Patrick’s Day! I will have to make these! Thanks for sharing.

  2. says

    I love mint and chocolate together, it’s so refreshing and sweet! While I wait for my girl scout thin mints to arrive, I am going to give these a try! I would love for you to link these cookies up to my new link party Making Memories Mondays going on now! :-) There’s a great giveaway too!
    Cathy

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