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mint chocolate chip cookies are a light refreshing peppermint cookie with chunks of chocolate chips and tinted green to celebrate all the fun occasions like St. Patrick's Day, Christmas or Summer fun! Your favorite ice cream flavor in a soft fluffy cookie.- Adventuresofb2.com

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

A great summer cookie or a fun festive green for St. Patrick's Day! This light refreshing cookie looks just like mint chocolate chip ice cream and tastes like it too! 

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 20 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 10 drops green food coloring
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together. 

  3. Add in egg, vanilla, and peppermint extract.

  4. Mix in flour, baking powder, and salt. 

  5. Add in drops of green food coloring. Add more or less for your desired color. 

  6. Stir in chocolate chips. 

  7. Add a tablespoon of cookie dough to baking pan about 2 inches apart from each other. 

  8. Bake for 10-12 mins. Let cookies cool for 5 mins before transferring them to cooling rack. 

Recipe Notes

For best results, chill dough for 2 hours before baking.