Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Use colorful mint chips rather than chocolate chips for extra special cookies.

45 min. prep time
4 dozen cookies
141 Rating


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
144 small holiday or pastel colored mint chip candies*


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 1 cup sugar and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add cocoa, egg, vanilla, baking powder and baking soda; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in 2 tablespoons sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Quickly press 3 small mint candies on top of each cookie. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.

*Substitute holiday colored candy corn.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories: 70

Fat: 3g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 30mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #10784©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I made these for Christmas and I used Nestle Angel Treats for the 3 chips on the top. Excellent cookie.

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