I have a tendency to overlook recipes on the back of packets- but they are always so good!
Last Christmas, Brian and I had this delicious chocolatey dessert at a party and sought to find the mint chocolate chips to make them ourselves. We searched for awhile and finally found them at Target. I bought several bags and put them in the freezer so we could have them through the year. They are awesome and taste very similar to Thin Mints.
Brian has been requesting the cookies for awhile, but I have been reluctant to make them because of the amount of cocoa powder in the recipe. Last night, I had the girls from our Sunday School class over for Bible study. Brian had a day trip to Mobile and back so I thought this would be a nice surprise for him after a long day and a good treat for the girls at Bible study.
As I mentioned, the chips were pretty hard to find. We found ours at Target, so keep your eyes peeled if you like mint chocolatey goodness!
Mint Chocolate Delights
(From the back of the Nestle Dark Chocolate and Mint Morsels Package)
2 c. all purpose flour
2/3 c. Baking cocoa
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 c. (2 sticks) butter softened
2/3 c. sugar
2/3 c. packed brown sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
2 large eggs
Full package of Nestle Dark Chocolate and Mint Morsels
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in a large bowl and mix until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in mint chocolate morsels. Drop by well-rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 325* for 11 to 13 minutes.
*Best served with milk*
Happy Hump Day friends!