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Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies

Christmas is never complete until you add the chocolate andes mint cookies! And if you’re looking for a fun twist make sure you try adding chocolate chips!
 
a stack of double chocolate cookies filled with andes mint chips melting out of the warm cookies
 
These chocolate andes mint cookies are a cinch to make, and while you may have already been sold on the peppermint chip cookies I think you would be wise to give these puppies a try.
 
They totally remind me of those famous Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies, but as a soft cookie with mint chips instead of that chocolate dipped cookie.
 
 
 
You know what would really be good? Now that I’m thinking about it, and of course all of the cookies are already gone which means I’ll have to make a whole new batch, which is not something I’m complaining about! Anyway, it would be really good to bake these for a minute extra so they aren’t burned but they are a little extra crisp and then dip them in hot cocoa! Oh, what?! Booyah!
 
 
 
a soft and fluffy chocolate cookie filled with andes mint pieces
 
Our oldest daughter and Cade would especially be all over that. They both love cocoa and toast. As in actually dipping the toast in the hot cocoa. I do not like it. I love an oreo dipped in milk, but toast? Gross. Tell me, are you into dipping things?
 

a plate of andes mint filled chocolate cookies

Where to Buy Andes Mints

You can buy already chopped Andes Mint pieces in the baking section by the chocolate chips but they are often only found during the holidays. 

If you can’t find the baking pieces, like I couldn’t this last time just buy Andes Mint chocolates in the candy section and let your kids break them into little bits. 

Can Chocolate Cookies Be Frozen?

Most cookies can be frozen for up to 3 months.

Place cooled cookies in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze.

When the cookies are frozen, transfer them to an airtight container or a heavy duty freezer bag.

a plate of andes mint filled chocolate cookies

How Long Will Cookies Keep At Room Temperature?

Cookies will keep for 3-5 days at room temperature.

Cookies should be kept in an airtight container or a plastic bag.

Tips!

Baking on a Silpat will help whenever you have chocolate involved as it will make for an even bake on the bottom of the cookie and keep the chocolate from burning on the pan. 

Adding a few pieces of Andes Mint to the tops of the cookies right after baking will make them look more professional and pump up the flavor!

a plate of andes mint filled chocolate cookies

a stack of double chocolate cookies stuffed with andes mint pieces

Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies

 
a stack of double chocolate cookies filled with andes mint chips melting out of the warm cookies

Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 2 dozen
Christmas is never complete until you add the chocolate andes mint cookies! And if you're looking for a fun twist make sure you try adding chocolate chips!

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup Butter softened (MUST be softened and not melted)
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Unsweetened Hersheys Cocoa
  • 1/3 Cup Dark Cocoa or just use regular cocoa
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cup Andes Mint Baking Chips or chopped Andes Mint Bars

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the butter and sugar or 4 minutes until smooth and lightened in color. This time period makes for a fluffier cookie.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and vanilla and mix until just combined.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together all of the dry ingredients.
  • Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix only until the ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Stir in the baking chips.
  • Scoop using a cookie scoop onto a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Remove to a cooling rack and sprinkle a few extra on top.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Andes Mint Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 1738 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Fat 74g114%
Saturated Fat 45g281%
Cholesterol 347mg116%
Sodium 1825mg79%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 252g84%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 156g173%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 2365IU47%
Calcium 132mg13%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

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5 comments

  • Hi! Quick question for you….so the 1st is baking cocoa and what is the 2nd? Is it like nesquik chocolate milk powder? Thank you so much….can’t wait to make these.

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    • Hi Tammy! No, not Nesquik. You’ll want to look for regular sweetened cocoa right by where you’ll find the unsweetened Hershey’s. It can be dark cocoa or milk but still baking cocoa. I hope that makes sense!

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  • These cookies taste great, but the dough is really dry and soo hard to work with. I made these once and wouldn’t make them again except that someone requested I make them again! So here I am remembering how hard it is to mix the Andes mint chips into the dry dough.

    • Reply
    • Hi Kristen,
      It sounds like the dough may be over floured. I would take out a 1/4 and slowly add more if the dough is too wet. Unfortunately everyone measures a little differently so over flouring can happen. Also, make sure you use large eggs as medium will lead to a dry dough. 🙂 Best of luck and feel free to email if you have questions

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  • These look delish! I love chocolate & mint together.

    Question: Does Ts = Tablespoon or Teaspoon?

    Would hate to mix those up :-/

    Thanks!!
    Nolvia

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