Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies Recipe
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Use colorful mint chips rather than chocolate chips for extra special cookies.
45 min
Prep Time
Total Time
48 cookies


1 cup
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
unsweetened cocoa
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 1/2 teaspoons
1/4 teaspoon
baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
baking soda
1 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons
small holiday or pastel colored mint chip candies


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine 1 cup sugar and butter in 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.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in 2 tablespoons sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until set. Quickly press 3 small mint candies on top of each cookie. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely.

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

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