Chocolate Mint Thins

Chocolate Mint Thins
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Mint candies add great flavor to this sugar-dusted chocolate cookie recipe.
30 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
42 cookies

Ingredients

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 1/2 cups
sugar
1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
peppermint extract
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/3 cup
unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
salt
21
crème de menthe thin candies, unwrapped, cut in half diagonally

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine butter, 1 cup sugar and brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg, peppermint extract and vanilla. Continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Beat until well mixed.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in remaining sugar to coat. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-13 minutes or until cookies are set.
  4. Immediately press mint half into center of each cookie. Let stand 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.

Recipe Tips

Chocolate mints will melt slightly after being pressed into the warm cookies, but will set upon cooling.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
110
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
16g
Protein
1g
Fat
5g
Sodium
70mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I make this cookie for Christmas every few years and it's always a goodie! I prefer to cut down on the butter and sugar but the cookie really easy to make and they're delicious!

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