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Aug
6
2014

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies could not be more adorable and tasty!

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Excuse me while I take a moment of silence…it’s the first day back at school for us in AZ :)  It’s been a great summer, but I will be welcoming our regular routine with open arms.  Wishing my sweet boys a wonderful new school year….mama will have some delicious cookies ready for you after school.

Everything mini is so much fun and so cute!  I prepared a version of my favorite chocolate chip cookies and made them minty delicious!  Perfect flavor combo and totally bite size adorable!

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Start by creaming your butter and sugars.

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vanilla and eggs up next!  This is where you’ll add your peppermint oil or extract.  I added about 10 drops and it was perfect.  I use the Doterra Peppermint Oil.

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Dry ingredients in the bowl!  I added instant Jello Pudding mix for a nice texture to these cookies.  It really does wonders.

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Mini chocolate chip time!!

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Love!!!

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I used a very small cookie scoop to make the mini cookies.  You could use a tablespoon if needed.  You’ll fit about 20 cookies per large half sheet size baking sheet.

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Just…You…Wait :)

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Perfect!

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m usually not a mint fan for desserts, but I have to say I made an exception for these.  Such a great flavor combo!

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip CookiesPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 10 min | Total time: 20 min Ingredients

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 10 drops peppermint oil or extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3.4 ounce Jello instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 bag mini chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugars in stand mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs, vanilla and peppermint oil/extract. Beat until well combined.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients and mini chocolate chips, stirring to combine. With a very small cookie scoop place dough onto prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, then remove from oven and let cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before transferring. Serve room temperature or chilled.

Makes about 60 mini cookies

 


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  1. 1

    Adorable cookies, Jenny! I wish I was having them for breakfast :) pinned!

  2. 2

    These mint mint chocolate cookies are going to go down to easy with a large cup of milk!

  3. 3

    Girl, we start school in a couple weeks and I am COUNTING THE DAYS. Mint chocolate is my favorite flavor combo EVER!! Need.

  4. 4

    so cute, so mini! can’t wait to make these! with some mint chocolate chip icecream.

  5. 5
    Naomi says:

    Oh, love minty and I’m sure your boys will as well when they get home from school.

  6. 6

    Love the mint in these cookies!!

  7. 7

    I can’t believe school has already started! What a perfect after school snack!

  8. 8

    Love the mint in these minis!

  9. 9

    I can’t believe the boys are back in school already!! We have another full month- I might be a tiny bit envious! lol! These cookies will be the perfect solution for after school snack!

  10. 10

    These are definitely my kind of cookies! So delicious!

  11. 11
  12. 12

    mini cookies?? LOVE! yay! these are so cute!

  13. 13
    Traci says:

    These look like PERFECTION! I am definitely going to make these in the future.

  14. 14

    I love anything mint chocolate! And I love that you made them in a mint green mixer :D

  15. 15

    I wish I was your kiddos coming home to these cuties!!

  16. 16

    What cute mini cookies! I love that you added mint to them and made them little:)

  17. 17
    Gaby says:

    Fabulous cookies! I need at least 6 of these!

  18. 18
    Sarah says:

    I just love your creative cookies ideas – flavors and candies included! But do you cut out each of the parchment paper squares for your cookie photos? Do they come ready-made?

  19. 19

    What a perfect after-school treat! And everything is cuter when it’s mini!

  20. 20
    Peabody says:

    Yum!
    Love the cake stand…I own that one too. Got to love Anthro!

  21. 21

    Yum and yum! P.S. I love that your “mint colored” stand mixer matches these cookies!

  22. 22
    Jazmin says:

    Is the jello needed? Or can I skip it? Thanks

  23. 23
    cookiesnob says:

    I just had an ingenious idea today. I was eating an oatmeal choc chip cookie with sprinkles mixed in (one of my favorite cookies to date) and thought, wouldn’t it be amazing if you crunched up those pink and white animal circus cookies and mixed them into a regular chocolate chip cookie?! You should do this.

  24. 24

    Fantastic post, dude. Can’t wait for your upcoming one.

  25. 25
    Diona says:

    These are amazing! Just ate a batch…. by myself!

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