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Andes Mint Cookies. Soft baked and spread with mints. They're amazing straight from the oven.
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4.67 from 24 votes

Andes Mint Cookies

Andes Mint Cookies are a soft-baked chocolate cookie loaded with Andes Mint pieces and spread with an extra layer of mint goodness. They're amazing straight from the oven.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 cookies
Calories: 210kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup Andes mint baking pieces
  • 24 Andes mints

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat the softened butter until light colored. Cream in white and brown sugar. Beat in the vanilla and mint extract and the egg.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cocoa. Stir into the wet ingredients. Stir in the Andes mint pieces.
  • Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Place the balls on a cookie sheet and bake in a preheated oven for 9-11 minutes. Do not overbake or they will be crunchy.
  • Remove them from the oven and immediately place 1 and 1/2 Andes mints on the top of the cookie. Let them sit for a minute until the mint has melted and then gently spread on the cookie with a knife. Let them cool completely before storing, Or enjoy them warm.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g