Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
36 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
24 cookies (2 dozen)

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies make a perfect after-dinner sweet treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened, (we recommend Land O Lakes® Butter)
  • 1/2 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 144 (approximately) small pastel dessert mints or candy corn

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

BEAT 1 cup sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until well mixed. Add cocoa, egg, vanilla extract, baking powder and baking soda; beat until well mixed. Gradually beat in flour. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in 2 tablespoons sugar. Place 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Immediately press 3 mints on top of each cookie. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.




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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/24 cookies (2 dozen) of recipe
  • Calories 160
  • Calories from Fat 40

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 4g 71%
  • Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
  • Cholesterol 20mg 6%
  • Sodium 80mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 28g 9%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 2%
  • Sugars 21g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Iron 2%

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