Double Chocolate Junior Mint and Chip Cookies

Sharing my Double Chocolate Junior Mint Cookies today! Nothing like a good chocolate cookies recipe! The perfect combination, chocolate and mint for your cookie baking!

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This chocolate cookies recipe has got to be one of my favorite cookies to make for family and friends. These deep dark minty cookies are quite irresistible and chocolaty delicious. Perfect for Holiday baking or all year round!


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How To Make Chocolate Cookies Recipe

chocolate cookies recipe

Start by creaming your butter and sugars.

 

chocolate cookies recipe

2 eggs up next plus a splash of vanilla.

 

chocolate cookies recipe

Dry ingredients up next.

chocolate cookies recipe

Give a good mix. Fudgy!!

chocolate cookies recipe

Mini chocolate chips please.

chocolate cookies recipe

Time for a box of Junior Mints.

chocolate cookies recipe

Give a good mix, smashing Junior Mints completely. I chilled my dough overnight. Scoop dough onto your baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.

chocolate cookies recipe

To…die…for.

chocolate cookies recipe

Little bits of Junior Mints and chocolate chips throughout.

chocolate cookies recipe

Double Chocolate Junior Mint Cookies

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 24
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Jenny
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Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Gold Medal all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder I used Hershey's 100% Dark Chocolate, unsweetened
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 4 ounce box Junior Mints

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line a large baking sheet with a silpat liner or parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, beat the butter and sugars until well combined. Add eggs and vanilla mixing to combine. Add flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt, mixing to combine. Stir in chocolate chips then smash in Junior Mints. All mints need to be completely smashed into the dough. Chill dough for a couple hours or overnight for best results.
  • With medium cookie scoop, place dough 1 inch apart. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until baked through. Please note, if mints ooze out of cookies, use a plastic knife to form cookies back to round shape right out of the oven when hot. Let cool for 15 minutes before transferring to cooling rack.

Nutrition

Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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27 Responses
  1. kristif

    Yummy! Thanks for tip about the mint melting and using plastic knife to push back together, worked great. Thanks for another great recipe!

  2. whiterose

    The batter is amazing~ very yummy recipe… but the “baked cookie” is a mess. Not to be negative. Just trying to be helpful. The smashed up junior mint definitely oozes and it isn’t easy to make a pretty cookie by pushing the dough back together- hot out of the oven. Soooo…. After the first semi-messy batch- I decided to make the rest of the batter into a “bar cookie”. This resulted in a much more successful outcome. Bar cookies aren’t as fun for some reason… lol… but tastes just as good!

  3. Hwee

    Hi
    Greetings from Singapore. Ur cookbook has floated to our local libraries.
    It was an enjoyable read. Congratulations

  4. These look and sound amazing! Junior mints have always been one of my fav candies! Definitely trying these out for holiday baking season.

  5. Maegan @ The BakerMama

    My mint-chocolate loving husband just caught me reading your post and has requested I make these ASAP! 🙂 They look awesome! Can’t wait to try them!

  6. We all love Junior Mints and I love chocolate so it’s kind of a win-win in my opinion. They look perfect for a cold fall evening. Or morning.

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