Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe Type

Peanut Free

Prep Time


Cook Time





  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1-1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. peppermint extract
  • 15-20 drops green food coloring
  • 1 cup Andes Mints, chopped (about one (4.67-oz) package)
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. In a medium size bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. In the bowl of an electric stand mixer, cream together sugar and butter. When creamy, add eggs, peppermint extract and food coloring. Mix until just combined - do not overmix.
  4. Add in flour mixture and mix on low until just combined, being careful not to overmix.
  5. Add in chopped mints and chocolate chips, mixing briefly on low until incorporated through.
  6. Drop by tablespoon on ungreased cookie sheet and bake in preheated oven for 18 minutes.

Recipe from the Yummy Healthy Easy blog