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Double Chocolate Creme De Menthe Cookies

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These Double Chocolate Creme De Menthe Cookies are pillowy soft with a deep, rich chocolate flavor and cool minty freshness. You’re going to love them!!

 
A vertical closeup of a cookie sheet filled with Double Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies with a chocolate drizzle on top of each.

I originally shared this recipe in 2014. I’ve recently updated this post with additional information, including a recipe card complete with nutritional information, but the recipe itself, and the photos, have remained unchanged.

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies is available at the end of this post. OR you can hit the “jump to recipe” button (found above) to be taken directly to the recipe. 

 

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A vertical closeup of a hand holding a Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies along with a title text graphic on the bottom of the photo.

The ingredient list:

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  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • granulated sugar
  • cocoa powder
  • eggs
  • pure vanilla extract
  • canola oil
  • all-purpose flour
  • salt
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • Andes creme de menthe mini candy (or other mint flavored baking chips)
  • semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • shortening

Kitchen tools and equipment needed:

  • mixing bowls
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula
  • hand mixer or stand mixer
  • cookie scoop
  • fork, pastry bag, or medium zip-tip bag (for drizzling chocolate)
  • medium microwave safe bowl
  • cookie sheets
  • parchment paper
  • kitchen timer
  • cooling racks

Why this recipe works:

Chocolate. Who doesn’t love it?


I do, but I’m not especially a slave to it…until there is mint involved. Then, I’m all over it!


These Double Chocolate Creme De Menthe Cookies do it for me, and I’m happy to report they did it for the people at my husband’s work too.

What I wrote about this recipe in 2014:

The past few years, I’ve not done as much holiday cookie baking as I had in the past. While I’ve always enjoyed it, I didn’t feel the need to have all those extra tempting calories around the house just because it was a fun time in the kitchen.

However, this year, I plan to do a lot more cookie baking (and cookie recipe sharing here on the blog) because it IS fun to bake (and share). And if that’s not a good enough reason to tie on my cookie baking apron, I don’t know what is.

And, just because I bake them doesn’t mean I have to eat them all like in years past, right?


That’s why this year, I’ll be sharing cookies with anyone and everyone I can, including friends, family, neighbors, and work associates. After all, the holidays are a time of sharing and caring, and what better way than through food…namely cookies! 🙂


Now, that doesn’t mean that I won’t be sampling any holiday cookies this year; quite the contrary.


After all, it’s all in the name of quality control! *wink, wink*


It’s just that I/we won’t have dozens upon dozens of cookies around the house and in the freezer to tempt us needlessly from November until well into 2015!

How many cookies does this recipe make?

Lots! 60-64 good-sized, puffed cookies.

Can these chocolate mint cookies be frozen after baking?

Sure thing!

Store them in an air-tight freezer container (it’s best if you can freeze in a single layer because of the chocolate drizzle), for up to 4 months.

Additional chocolate desserts you’ll also love:

*Nonpareil Chocolate Peppermint Truffles (shown below and featured in the video)

With a deeply intense chocolate flavor and a slight hint of peppermint, these Nonpareil Chocolate Peppermint Truffles are just the thing to keep your sweet tooth in check while still indulging in something extra delicious!

A cute holly berry bowl filled with Nonpareil Chocolate Peppermint Truffles with holiday napkins and ornaments on the side.

*Chocolate Chip S’Mores Cheesecake (not shown)

Looking for a dessert that will WOW the entire crowd? This easy to make Chocolate Chip S’mores Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache Topping will do just that…and then some! 

*Double Chocolate Cherry Bundt Cake (shown below)

This chocolate cherry bundt cake is a chocolate and cherry lovers dream come true! It’s a rich, dense cake with a brownie-like consistency, and you have my promise that the chocolate and cherry taste will make you swoon with delight!

An offset photo of a double chocolate cherry bundt cake with fresh cherries piled in the center and mint.

*Chocolate Chip Dessert Loaf (not shown)

Chocolate Chip Dessert Loaf with Coconut and Pecans is rich and decadent. A small slice will go a long way in satisfying your sweet tooth…but a large slice is even better! LOL

*Double Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies (shown below) THIS IS THE PLACE!!

A vertical two image collage of Double Chocolate Creme De Menthe Cookies along with a hand holding a cookie.

Below is the printable recipe card along with the exact ingredient measurements and nutritional information for making today’s chocolate mint cookie recipe.

If you’ve made this recipe, or are excited to make this recipe, I’d appreciate it if you’d take a moment to leave it a star rating in the recipe card, along with a comment if you’re so inclined. Thank you. 🙂

A baking sheet filled with Double Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies with a chocolate drizzle over top.

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CREME DE MENTHE COOKIES

Renee – Kudos Kitchen
These Double Chocolate Creme De Menthe Cookies are pillowy soft with a deep, rich chocolate flavor and cool minty freshness.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 17 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course cookies, Dessert – Cookies
Cuisine American
Servings 60 servings
Calories 64 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter softened (I always use salted, but unsalted works well too)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 package (10 ounces) Andes creme de menthe mini candy pieces or other mint flavored chips
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 tablespoon shortening

Instructions
 

  • -Preheat oven to 350-degrees Fahrenheit.
  • -In a large bowl, cream the softened butter, brown, and granulated sugars until light and fluffy.
  • -Beat in the cocoa powder, eggs, vanilla, and canola oil until well combined.
  • -Slowly beat in the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda and mix until just combined.
  • -Gently beat in the mint candy chips until thoroughly combined.
  • -Use a cookie scoop (or your hands) to roll the dough into golf ball-sized cookies and place them on parchment-lined baking sheets (16 per sheet).
  • -Bake in a preheated oven for 15-17 minutes, rotating the cookie sheets halfway through the baking.
  • -Remove the baked cookies to a wire rack to completely cool before drizzling them with chocolate.
  • -In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the semi-sweet morsels and the shortening on LOW heat, stirring occasionally, until completely melted.
  • -Use a fork (or place the melted chocolate in a piping bag), and drizzle the cooled cookies with the melted chocolate.

Notes

To freeze: Store the cookies in an even layer if possible in an air-tight freezer container for freeze for up to 4 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 64kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 60mgPotassium: 39mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 10IUCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chocolate mint cookies, double chocolate and mint cookies, Double Chocolate Creme de Menthe Cookies
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Until we eat again, I hope you have a delicious day!!

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Recipe Rating




Kirsten/ComfortablyDomestic

Sunday 9th of November 2014

I, for one, am glad that you've decided to tie on your baking apron once again. You really can't go wrong with chocolate and mint this time of year.

Paula

Saturday 8th of November 2014

I love the last shot with one cookie missing on the tray. Sacrificed for quality control purposes of course :) I think all your friends, neighbours and co-workers are going to be pretty happy that you have tied on your baking apron once again. These look scrumptious.