Chocolate Mint Stuffed Cookies

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  • ‘Tis the season for stuffing things – bellies and cookies! Over the weekend Adalyn and I made chocolate mint stuffed cookies and they turned out so good!

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    They’re the winter version of mint chocolate chip ice cream – the girls’ favorite. A chewy, chocolatey brownie flavor with a hint of mint, the perfect “crunch.”

    easy Christmas cookie recipe Chocolate Mint Stuffed Cookies

    Growing up, my mom always kept Andes Mints in the butter compartment of the refrigerator for a quick fix. I loved how they were just a little something to cure a sweet tooth. When halved, they add just the right amount of flavor and texture to my favorite chocolate cookies.

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    These chocolate mint stuffed cookies couldn’t be easier to make – just mix the dough, refrigerate 30 minutes, scoop or roll a ball dough, insert an Andes Mint square and cover with dough before baking. I garnished with a little extra just after I pulled them out of the over for added color.

    chocolate mint cookies stuffed with andes mints

    Chocolate Mint Stuffed Cookies

    Chewy chocolate cookies stuffed with melt in your mouth Andes mints

    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Keyword chocolate, christmas cookies, cookie exchange, cookies, mint
    Prep Time 10 minutes
    Cook Time 8 minutes
    Total Time 18 minutes
    Servings 36
    Calories 136 kcal

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 c butter softened
    • 2 c sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 Tbsp vanilla
    • 2 c flour
    • 3/4 c cocoa
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 18 Andes mints halved

    Instructions

    1. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. 
    2. Add in eggs and vanilla until just incorporated.
    3. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Refrigerate dough 30+ minutes.
    4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
    5. Using a cookie scoop {or roll a 1 1/4" dough ball} scoop dough, make a pit with your finger to insert chocolate and cover with excess dough.
    6. Bake 9 minutes.
    Nutrition Facts
    Chocolate Mint Stuffed Cookies
    Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
    Calories 136 Calories from Fat 63
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 7g 11%
    Saturated Fat 4g 20%
    Cholesterol 26mg 9%
    Sodium 103mg 4%
    Potassium 40mg 1%
    Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
    Sugars 11g
    Protein 1g 2%
    Vitamin A 4.2%
    Calcium 0.7%
    Iron 3.6%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    There’s nothing that feels more festive to me than a day of baking {to Christmas tunes, of course}. You can find all of my favorite cookie recipes here.

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