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Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies

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

Chocolate Mint Drop Cookies
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  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    24
    cookies (2 dozen)
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup 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

Instructions

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.